FORT FAIRFIELD – Michael A. Mink Sr., 46, husband of Mary Ann Mink, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at his residence. He was born May 20, 1964, in Biddeford, son of Roland R. and Mary Jane (Lamirande) Mink. He attended South High School, Worcester, Mass. Worcester, Mass., is also where he met his wife, “the love of his life,” and started a family 25 years ago. Michael was a hard worker; he worked as a roofer and subcontractor for many years. He was a very loving father, who took pride in his children. Michael enjoyed spending quality time with his best friend – his son, Michael Jr., collecting and listening to records. He also looked forward to boating and fishing with his daughter, Mariah, and his loyal pet, FiFi. He also enjoyed nature and long country drives with his family. Mike was known for wearing his sunglasses day and night, playing his records and his funny phrases, like “Poptart.” He will be greatly missed by all. Mr. Mink was predeceased by his mother, Mary Jane Mink; and paternal grandmother, Theresa Mink. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann (Thompson) Mink; daughter, Mariah A. Mink, both of Fort Fairfield; son, Michael A. Mink Jr. of Caribou; his father, Roland R. Mink Sr. of Worcester, Mass.; two brothers, Roland R. Mink Jr. of Barre, Mass., and Jayson LeBlanc of Worcester, Mass.; four sisters, Ann Mink, Patty Mink-Prizio and Marlena Mink, all of Worcester, Mass., and Donna Gonzales of Barre, Mass.; his father-in-law, Roland F. Thompson of Caribou; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, at Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main St., Fort Fairfield, where funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 4. Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery, Caribou. Those who wish may contribute in memory of Mr. Mink, to establish an education scholarship fund for the benefit of his children, care of Rita Evans, 30 Charles St., Caribou, ME 04736. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
MICHAEL A. MINK SR.
Posted Oct. 01, 2010, at 7:03 p.m.