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Ethel E. Sink


1932 - 2020
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Ethel E. Sink

State College, PA - Ethel E. Sink, 87, of State College, PA, went Home to the Lord, Sunday, January 5, 2020. Born March 31, 1932, in Deptford Township, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Carl W. and Laura Larsen Tarrach. On September 4, 1954, she married Harry S. Sink, III.

She is survived by three children, Harry S. Sink IV (Rachel) of Stony Point, NY, Wendy S. Fay (James) of State College, PA, and Curtis D. Sink (Maria) of Hackettstown, NJ; six grandchildren, Cory J. Fay (Claudia Moreno), Patrick F. Fay (Megan), Kelly A. Fay, Curtis Timothy Sink, Michael N. H. Sink and Nicole E. Sink; one great-grandson, James Alan Fay; sisters-in-law Frances Emmons (Dr. Richard), Edythe West (Glenn), and Darlene Flannery (Michael); her AFS daughter, Margarita Antia de Aguiar; and many other relations. She was preceded in death by her husband Harry on May 4, 1968, and by a brother, Carl W. Tarrach Jr. and his wife Elizabeth (Betty).

Ethel and her husband, the Rev. Harry S. Sink, moved to Oakland, NJ, in 1964. She was Secretary to the Reading and Math Directors of Oakland Public Schools from the mid-60's until her retirement in 1999. She lived a joyful life, starting her days seeking the Lord's presence, giving Him glory for all the good in her life and finding His comfort and direction in difficult times. All were welcome in her home and could not help but feel loved by her.

Ethel was a long time member of Ramapo Valley Baptist Church in Oakland, NJ, prior to her move to State College, PA, in 2008 where she attended Calvary Church, Boalsburg, PA.

Memorial service will be held Saturday, January 18, 2020, 11:00 a.m., at Ramapo Valley Baptist Church, 150 Franklin Ave., Oakland, NJ, with Dr. Richard Emmons officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation, https://secure3.convio.net/prkorg/site/SPageNavigator/2017_donate_form_2.html; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, https://giving.mskcc.org/ways-to-give; or to the Rev. Harry S. Sink Memorial Fund, checks payable to National Financial Services, Cambridge Investment Research, 1315 S. Allen St., Suite 405, State College, PA, 16801 (MEMO: Rev. Harry S. Sink Memorial Fund)

Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guest book may be entered at www.kochfuneralhome.com
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