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American Cyanamid Co.
FORT MEADE - Mr. George W. Zink, 91, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 due to complications from a fall.
A native of Plainville, CT, George settled in Brewster, FL, after the war and later moved to Fort Meade in 1958.
George retired from American Cyanamid Company as a maintenance superintendent after 38 years. Among his many achievements with his work, George helped found ACCO Federal Credit Union where he served as loan officer for 33 years. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps, and a longtime member of the American Legion, where he served as chaplain for Post #23 in Fort Meade. Mr. Zink was a member and elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Fort Meade, and he was proud to be a 26 gallon blood donor at Citrus Regional Blood Center.
George is survived by his wife of 68 years, Luwahna Smith Zink, Fort Meade, FL; son, George E. Zink (Bonnie), Cape Coral, FL; daughters, Myra Webster (Les), Cedar Park, TX, Rebecca Hodges (Dale), Geneva, FL; sister, Dorothy Turner, Lexington, SC; seven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
Visitation will held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Hancock Funeral Home in Fort Meade from 1:00pm-2:00pm, with funeral services beginning at 2:00pm at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery with military honors. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hancockfh.com .
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Fort Meade, the Salvation Army, or
Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade 863-285-8171
Published in Ledger from Feb. 7 to Feb. 8, 2013