Douglas Flink
1963 - 2020
BORN
1963
DIED
2020
Douglas Flink, Sr., 56

AUBURN - Douglas Flink, 56, died Friday September 18, 2020 after a tragic accident on Dark Brook Reservoir in Auburn, MA.

Doug leaves his wife, Lisa (Arsenault) and 2 sons; Douglas Jr. and Daniel, all of Auburn MA.

He also leaves his mother Sandra (Alzapiedi) Flink of Leicester MA, grandmother Mildred Alzapiedi of Sterling MA, brother David Flink and his wife Dolores of Auburn MA, sisters Darlene Bruce of North Brookfield and Sara Anifantis and her husband William of Spencer, and a brother-in-law Charles Arsenault and his wife Laura of Westminster. His father, David Flink, predeceased him.

He leaves several nieces and nephews: Elizabeth Joslyn (husband Daniel), Kimberly Gaspie (husband Charles), Matthew and Thomas Arsenault, Scott, Erin and Matthew Bruce, Sotirios, Minos and Sadie Anifantis, a great-niece Alison Gaspie and great-nephew Beau Joslyn.

He was born in Worcester MA and grew up in Leicester where he graduated high school in 1981. He has lived in Auburn for 32 years.

Doug was a Construction Superintendent at Shawmut Design and Construction for the past 7 years and previously worked at CCI in Needham MA for over 15 years. Prior to this, he operated his own companies, D.E. Flink Contracting and High Tech Dormer Company.

Doug was a long-time volunteer in Auburn's youth sports through coaching and as the President of Auburn Pop Warner.

Those who wish to pay their respects may do so between 4:00 and 7:00 PM on Wednesday September 23, 2020 at the BRITTON - WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 91 Central Street, Auburn, MA – masks will be required upon entering and social distancing measures will be taken. A funeral service will be held privately for his family and close friends. To leave a note of condolence for Doug's family, or to view the complete obituary, please visit www.brittonfuneralhomes.com

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Published by Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Sep. 20 to Sep. 21, 2020.
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.Doug’s passing has devastated so many people. He was truly a kind and special person who cared for so many in so many ways. Wonderful person, wonderful family. Our hearts are with you.
Sheila & Bob Hunter
Friend
September 28, 2020
Tom and I would like to express our deepest sympathy of the lose of Doug. Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers... Sincerely Tom and Cathy Andrade
Cathy Andrade
September 23, 2020
Lisa, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. God bless.
Brian O'Connor
Coworker
September 23, 2020
Lisa and family, my deepest condolences to you and your family. So very sorry for your loss.
Monica Stevens
Coworker
September 23, 2020
Courtney Chan
September 22, 2020
Lisa and family, No words can describe how sorry we are for your loss. Doug was such a kind man. The impact he had on so many of us and on so many children will never be forgotten. Our hearts are heavy with sympathy.
Peter and Lisa Colebrook
Friend
September 22, 2020
My condolences to you all. May he Rest In Peace
Kerri Gaspie
Acquaintance
September 22, 2020
Lisa. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Cindy Paradis
Cindy Paradis
Acquaintance
September 22, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
robert Burke
Neighbor
September 22, 2020
my brothers & I went to school with Doug. Mike was in his class...so sorry for your loss & we're praying you all have the strength to get through this terrible time
the gardner family
Friend
September 22, 2020
Lisa, Dan,Doug Jr. and Family,
I am so sorry to hear this devastating News. Please know you are all in my thoughts, my dreams, and my prayers!

I am broken!
Diane
Friend
September 21, 2020
Very sorry to hear This ! Thoughts and prayers to your family . Doug was a Great guy . Rest In Peace .
Paul Mahassel
Friend
September 21, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. We are sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers. God Bless George and Lillian Albro
George Albro
Teacher
September 21, 2020
Doug was such a NICE guy so sorry to hear of his passing. To Dave, Dolores and the rest of the Flink i'm SO sorry for you loss may Doug rip
David Hall
September 21, 2020
Dave, Lisa and Flink family,
I am so sorry to hear of this tragic loss. Please know, you now have an angel watching over you.
Helen O'Brien
Helen OBrien
Friend
September 21, 2020
Dear Lisa, my sincerest sympathy in the loss of your beloved husband. My condolences and prayers are with you and your family.
Marie Miller
Coworker
September 21, 2020
Lisa and family, I want to offer my deepest sympathies for your loss.
Christine Millett
Coworker
September 21, 2020
Lisa and family so saddened and shocked to read of your husbands passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

kim cathline
Neighbor
September 21, 2020
Our deepest sympathy - husband, father, son, brother and coach....gone but never forgotten!
Brent & Cheryl Grendell
Acquaintance
September 21, 2020
So deeply sorry for your loss. We hope your memories give you some comfort.
Cheryl and Jim Haskins
Friend
September 20, 2020
So sorry for you Darlene and your family’s loss
Denise Jacques
Classmate
September 20, 2020
Sandy and all of Flink family:

God wheeled another angel he chose Doug.
May he Rest In Peace
His memory be eternal
Carol Kalil-Hamilton
Acquaintance
September 20, 2020