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George W. Zink
(September 2, 1921 - February 6, 2013)

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George W. Zink

U.S. Veteran

FORT MEADE - Mr. George W. Zink, 91, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 due to complications from a fall. A native of Plainville, CT, George settled in Brewster, FL after the war and later moved to Fort Meade in 1958. George retired from American Cyanamid Company as a maintenance superintendent after 38 years. Among his many achievements with his work, George helped found ACCO Federal Credit Union where he served as loan officer for 33 years. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps, and a longtime member of the American Legion, where he served as chaplain for Post #23 in Fort Meade. Mr. Zink was a member and elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Fort Meade, and he was proud to be a 26 gallon blood donor at Citrus Regional Blood Center. George is survived by his wife of 68 years, Luwahna Smith Zink, Fort Meade, FL; son, George E. Zink (Bonnie), Cape Coral, FL; daughters, Myra Webster (Les), Cedar Park, TX, Rebecca Hodges (Dale), Geneva, FL; sister, Dorothy Turner, Lexington, SC; seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Visitation will held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Hancock Funeral Home in Fort Meade from 1:00pm-2:00pm, with funeral services beginning at 2:00pm at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery with military honors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Fort Meade, the Salvation Army, or your favorite charity. Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade 863-285-8171

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