Obituary of Raymond Hink
Raymond Hink of New Hampton, NY, entered into rest on Saturday, July 2, 2022. He was 74.
The son of the late Adam Hink and Gertrude Niski, he was born on October 15, 1947 in Goshen, NY.
A Vietnam Veteran, he served as a Sergeant E5 receiving a purple heart with clusters, and the Bronze Star.
He came home to marry his love, Christine Kozala and start a home and family. He worked for 30 years at the Orange County Residential Healthcare Facility. He also spent countless hours helping his in-laws on their family farm.
An avid hunter and sportsman, he had a beautiful love of nature that he passed on to his children and grandchildren. In later years he found a love of golf and trips to casinos with friends.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Christine; his daughter, Michelle and her husband Keith and their children Samantha and Elisabeth; his daughter Kristy and her husband Lee and their children, Baylee, Jaxson and Saylor; sisters, Rose Weslowski and husband Andy, Barbara Schadt and Susan O’Brien; brother Vincent Hink and wife Chris, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 5th from 4-6pm at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 22 Glenmere Ave., Florida, NY 10921. Legion services will be held 5PM Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
A funeral mass will be held 10AM Wednesday, July 6th at St. Joseph Church, Florida, NY. His cousin, The Reverend Frank Borkowski will officiate.
Cremation burial will be held 1PM Friday, July 8th at the Orange County Veteran’s Cemetery, Goshen, NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Disabled American Veterans
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