Theodore L. Fink, Army vet, worked at Raymark Industries, outdoorsman, Harley rider

By on November 16, 2016

Theodore L. “Ted” Fink, 83, of Manheim, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy.

Born in Penn Township, he was the son of the late Robert and Frances Mellinger Fink. Ted was the loving husband of the late Nadene Myers Fink, who died in January 1998.

For more than 35 years Ted was employed at the former Raymark Industries, Manheim. He served in the U.S. Army as a sergeant and tank commander. Ted was a member of Salem United Methodist Church, Manheim. He was a passionate outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, camping, boating, and traveling to a favorite hunting cabin with his childhood friend Melvin Gainer for many years.

Ted was a member of the Elstonville Sportsmen’s Association. He loved riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle on many afternoon rides with his friend, Denny, or joining his buddies at the local diner in Manheim for his daily breakfast. Ted has missed his dog, a Spitz named Daisy, who was a companion for him throughout the years.

Surviving are three daughters: Celeste K., wife of Carl Eshelman, of Akron; Thoresa K., wife of Jerald Witkosky, of Manheim; Robin K. Boaman of Lancaster; three grandchildren; a brother: Gary Fink of Blue Ball; four sisters: Phyllis, wife of Robert Ficthorn, of Manheim; Denise, wife of Greg Shiner, of Manheim; Gloria, wife of Melvin Lehman, of Lancaster; and Donna, wife of Rod Flemming, of Lancaster.

Preceding him in death is a sister: Janet Harrington.

Services were held Nov. 9 at Buch Funeral Home, Manheim. Interment was in Manheim Fairview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent in Ted’s memory to: Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

To send the family online condolences, visit Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, assisted Ted’s family with the arrangements.

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