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Henry F. Brink, 86
FALMOUTH -- Henry F. Brink, 86, of Falmouth, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, after losing his battle with cancer.
Henry was born in Falmouth on Aug. 26, 1926, the son of Harry and Ruth Brink. He attended schools in Falmouth and worked for the town as a young man. During that time, he also worked for the Canadian National Railroad. Henry served in the
from 1952 through 1954. He retired from Central Maine Power Company in 1988, after 35 years of service.
Henry had many hobbies during his life including hunting, fishing, camping, as well as panning for gold and metal detecting. His passion was any kind of mechanical devices. Everyone brought things to him to fix. There was nothing he couldn't fix, when he put his mind to it. He also enjoyed spending time with grandchildren and going to their events.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Connie (Harroun) Brink; their two sons, William Brink of Scarborough and Russell Brink and his wife Laurie of Portland; along with five grandchildren, Robbie, Jon Henry, Samantha, Kaleigh and Kristi; one great- grandchild, Pierce; his sister Ruth Batchelder of Thomaston, and brothers, Kenneth of Saco and H. Melvin of Windham. He was predeceased by his brothers, Norman and Bobby and sister Peggy. He will be missed by all who loved him especially his cat, Punkin.
Friends and family are invited to attend a period of visitation on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at A.T. Hutchins Funeral and Cremation Service, 660 Brighton Ave., Portland, with a funeral service to be held immediately after at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Blanchard Cemetery, West Falmouth. To offer words of condolence and share memories with the family, please go to the obituaries page at
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made to: The Morrison Center (who
helped his grandson, Jon Henry)
60 Chamberlain Rd., P.O. Box 1539
Scarborough, Maine 04070
Henry F. Brink
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Nov. 15, 2012
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" To all of the Brink family, Very sorry for your loss."
- Bobby Hobbs
"To the entire Brink family-thoughts and prayers to all. You were all so nice to my grandmother, Edith..."
"As a kid growing up in the 60's & 70's , to have long hair and to know Mr. Brink was living dangerously...."
- Johnny Lotfey
"Henry was one of Dad's favorite cousins, thinking of the family at this time."
- Amy Brown
"Thinking of you and Mitsy.. R.I.P."
- Jennifer Berry
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