Clifford J. Fink

Jun 21, 1928 - Apr 13, 2013


Clifford J. Fink, 84, of Norwalk, died Saturday, April 13, 2013, in Fisher-Titus Medical Center. 

He was born June 21, 1928, in Old Fort, Ohio, son of the late Jacob W. and Glenna P. (Echelbarger) Fink and came to the Norwalk area in 1953 from New Haven, Ohio. He graduated in 1947 from Willard High School. He was a former employee of Box Board Packaging, Norwalk, and retired in 1986 from Columbia Gas of Ohio after many years of service. 

Cliff was a member of Norwalk First Baptist Church and Gibson Lodge 301, Townsend, Ohio.  

Well known for his wonderful sense of humor, Cliff enjoyed his family and friends. If he didn't make you laugh, you had never met him. Cliff enjoyed playing chess, watching sports, bowling, and playing golf. 

He is survived by his children and their spouses, Valerie and George Chill of Norwalk, Pamela K. and Jim Fox, of Norwalk, and Karen A. and Robert Neapolitan of Boardman, Ohio; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Cliff is also survived by his brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Colleen Fink, of Anderson, Calif., and Kenneth and Nancy Fink, of Willard; his brother-in-law, Jack Shaarda, of New Haven; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Sheila and Norb Barman, of Norwalk; and several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Roberta M. Fink, in 2012; his brother, Richard Fink; and his sisters, Mary Fink and Carol Shaarda. 

Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 17. The Rev. Dr. Paul Lamb, Pastor of Norwalk First Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Norwalk First Baptist Church, Elevator Fund, 67 E. Main St., Norwalk, OH 44857 or Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

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