2012-06-21 / Obituaries

Lyall Brink, Sr.

June 19, 2012


Lyall Brink, Sr. Lyall Brink, Sr. Lyall W. Brink, Sr., 77, of 1704 Brink Billings Creek Rd, Wyalusing, PA passed away at his home in Camptown, Herrick Twp. on Tuesday evening, June 19, 2012. Born on Oct. 13, 1934 in Towanda, he was the son of the late Leland and Ethel Furman Brink. He was a graduate of Wyalusing Valley High School Class of 1953.

After high school he joined the U.S. Army. While serving his country, he was stationed in Germany for 18 months. Lyall was a selfemployed logger with his company Lyall Brink Logging for over 40 years. He worked all over northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New York. He last worked together with AC Crosley and Sons Logging, with their main office being in Binghamton, NY.

A member of the Monroeton Rod and Gun Club, he was also a member of the Bradford County Township Supervisor Association. For 18 years he served Herrick Township, as a Supervisor and also as their Roadmaster.

He thoroughly enjoyed attending the Horse and Tractor Pulls, over the years, and also hunting, in his younger years.

Lyall was always on time for a joke or a good laugh. Most of all he loved to be around his family, especially the many family outings and picnics.

He is survived by his children, Charles (Julie) Ingham of Camptown, John (Vicki Schley) Ingham of South Williamsport, Jeanne (Tony) DeRemer of Laceyville, Lyall, Jr. “Jake” (Cindy) Brink of Towanda and Lynn (Larry) Westbrook of New Albany; his brothers, Raymond (Sally) Brink of Wyalusing and Glenn (JoAnn) Brink of Wyalusing; sisters Joyce (A.B.) Stephens of Wyalusing and Mary Ann Karpovich of Dushore; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents,

Lyall is preceded in death by his wife, Jeannine “Ann” Brown Ingham Brink, who passed away on March 29, 2005, whom he missed every day since her passing.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 23 at 10 a.m. at the Sheldon Funeral Homes, Main St., Laceyville with Pastor William Westbrook of the Camptown Charge of the United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Camptown Cemetery with Graveside Military Services to be provided by the Wyalusing Post #534 American Legion. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, June 22 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make memorial donations may do so in Lyall’s name to the Herrickville Fire Co., 6149 Herrickville Rd., Wyalusing, PA 18853 or the H.O.P.S. Ambulance, c/o James Seipler, RR#1 Box 280 Rome, PA 18837.

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