Zink, Bertha (Welsch) ALBANY Bertha (Welsch) Zink, 76, of Albany, formerly of Rensselaerville, N.Y. passed away at Albany Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, November 21, 2012. She was born in the town of Durham on March 4, 1936, daughter of the late Charles and Eva (Warner) Miller. Bert was an excellent cook and worked at the Shell Inn in Rensselaerville and last at Mary's Restaurant in Greenville, N.Y. for several years until ill health forced her to retire. As everyone knew, she loved deer hunting and fishing (loved to catch the big bass). Her other loves were bingo, traveling to the Casinos, horse racing and Country and Irish music and most of all her family. She will be missed by all her friends and family. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her son, Harold A. Welsch; a brother, Charles A. Miller and her sisters, Mary Smith, Adeline Limbo and Ann Puzzto. Surviving is her husband, Richard Zink; a daughter, Mabel L. Welsch; her sons, Edward L. Welsch, James "Tiger" Welsch, Charles "Dusty" Welsch (Kim); stepsons, Howard and Daniel Zink; stepdaughters, Valerie Morales and Elizabeth Chiocchio; a sister, Margaret Fasciglione (Pete); several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be at the A.J. Cunningham Funeral Home, 4898 SR 81, Greenville on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 1 p.m. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Sunday from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Interment will be in the Zink Farm Cemetery. To remember Bert in a special way, you may donate in her memory to the Community Hospice of Rensselaer County, 295 Valley View Blvd., Rensselaer, NY 12144 or to the National Parkinson Foundation, 1501 N.W. 9th Ave./Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL. 33136-1494. Light a candle at ajcunninghamfh.com
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Published in Albany Times Union on Nov. 24, 2012