Julia A. Fink, 86, of Wheatland, passed away Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at the St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, Ohio.
A daughter of the late John Sinick and Mina Mosley Sinick Stiffler, she was born July 8, 1927, in Cadogan, Armstrong County.
Mrs. Fink was a graduate of Indiana High School. She retired from T.W. Grants, where she was the manager. Mrs. Fink was an active member of the Church of the Nazarene in Hermitage. She enjoyed cooking for the many events she volunteered for including: Wheatland Methodist Church Vacation Bible School; Joshua Haven Events in Sharon; MS Monster Stomp in New Castle; and the Wheatland town reunion. Mrs. Fink was also a volunteer and Poppy Lady for the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 432 in Wheatland. She loved her monthly luncheon outings with the Grant girls.
She is survived by a son, Michael J. Fink, and wife Diane, of Franklin Park; four brothers: George Sinick, of Home; Howard Stiffler and Ralph Stiffler, both of Indiana; and Lawrence Stiffler, of Ernest; four grandchildren; Tammy Rice, Shawn Rice, Christine Fink and Jennifer Fink; four great-grandchildren: Jeffrey Huddleston, Kassidy Henry, Kristina Young and Isabella Ambroselli, and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Joseph Fink; a daughter, Betty Rice; two brothers: Frank and Mike Sinick; two sisters: Rose Uber and Mary Gresko; and a grandson, Christopher Fink.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Robinson-Lytle, Inc., Indiana, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday with Pastor G. Martin Gentzler officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Legion, 2 Cherry St., Wheatland, PA 16161 or to the Church of the Nazarene, P.O. Box 1436, Hermitage, PA 16148.