Clifford B. (C.B.) Finkle III

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Clifford B. Finkle, III (C.B.)

AGE: 68 • Mantoloking

Clifford B. Finkle III (C.B.) died on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 surrounded by his family. He was 68. Mr. Finkle co-owned and operated Clifford B. Finkle Jr., CBF Trucking and Finkle Transport, all of which are highway contractors for the United States Postal Service, based in Clifton, NJ. He also co-owned Brothers GMC in Bordentown, NJ and Passaic Terminal in Clifton, NJ. He served on the board of North Carolina Savings & Loan. Mr. Finkle was a longtime resident of Essex Fells where he was a volunteer fireman for the Essex Fells Fire Department. He was a member of the Essex Fells Country Club and for nearly 50 years he enjoyed summers with his family at their home in Mantoloking, NJ. A car enthusiast and a champion pool player, Mr. Finkle was also a surprisingly terrific ballroom dancer. Born in Passaic, NJ, Mr. Finkle attended West Essex High School and graduated from The University of Tampa in 1966. He later joined the National Guard.

Mr. Finkle will always be remembered for his love and devotion to his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Penny Giltzow Finkle; his son, Clifford Brown Finkle IV and daughter-in-law Alexis Dougherty Finkle; his daughter, Jill Finkle Worth and son-in-law Carter Braxton Worth; and his four grandchildren, Pierce Dougherty Finkle, Skylar Dougherty Finkle, Alden Brown Worth and Brewster Boening Worth. He was predeceased by his parents, Alice Connors Finkle and Clifford Brown Finkle Jr.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to Dr. Fine's Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund. Check payable to NY Presbyterian Hospital (memo: Dr. Fine's Research Fund) and mailed to Dr. Robert Fine, 650 West 168th Street, Suite BB20-05, NY, NY 10032. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, November 15th at 4:00pm at St. Peter's Episcopal Church located at 271 Roseland Avenue in Essex Fells, NJ. Funeral services are under the direction of Farmer Funeral Home. Condolences and memories may be shared at

Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 10, 2012
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