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Ricky O. Zink


Ricky O. Zink, 58, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Friday, March 8, 2019 at home.

He was born on May 28, 1960 in Harrisburg and was the loving son of Otto Zink and the late Gertrude (Kashammer) Zink.

Ricky enjoyed woodworking, gardening and camping with his family. He was also a detail-oriented handyman.

In addition to his father, Ricky is survived by his wife of 26 years, Marion H. (Rife) Zink of Middletown; daughter, Zantha L. Zink of Middletown; sister, Heidi H. Garber (Gary) of Mt. Joy; in-laws, Gladys and Jim Rife of Elizabethtown; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

There will be a tribute to Ricky’s life on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 12 p.m. at Colonial Park Community Baptist Church, 700 S. Houcks Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17109, with the Rev. Gary Firster officiating. There will be a viewing from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Interment will be at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg.

In lieu of flowers please send memorial contributions in Ricky’s name to the Colonial Park Community Baptist Church.

The family has entrusted the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown, Pa. with the funeral arrangements.