Mary R. Fink

Mary R. Fink, 81, Tyrone, died Sunday at her residence.

She was born in Bald Eagle, daughter of Ralph and Amanda (Orwick) Friday. She married Clair D. Fink on June 6, 1949, in Cumberland, Md., and he died March 8, 2013.

Surviving are four daughters: Roberta Dunkel and husband, Ron, of Tyrone, Clare Mollica and husband, John, of Bellwood, Clara Hostler and husband, Tom, of Tyrone, and Carla Bennett and husband, Paul, of Tyrone; a son, Kenneth and wife, Mary, of Spruce Creek; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers and was the last of her immediate family.

Mary spent her years as a wonderful mother and wife. She loved animals, especially her cats, and she also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, gardening and planting flowers. She was a kind and loving woman who always put others’ needs before her own.

Friends will be received from 1 until the 2 p.m. funeral service Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Feller Memorial Home, Tyrone. Interment will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.