Michael J. Brink, 63, of Rossiter, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born August 28, 1959 to Joseph and Mary Ann (Bicho) Brink in Spangler.
He attended the Steffy Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a 1977 graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School and a graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Mine Engineering. Mike worked for Greenwich Collieries and the United States Postal Service. Mike participated in two fantasy football leagues, always carefully selecting and watching his teams and finishing the season in first place in both leagues. His favorite TV shows were The Price is Right, Let’s Make a Deal, M.A.S.H., as well as sports like the Pirates, Steelers, Penguins and dirt bike racing. He was an outdoorsman enjoying, trout fishing, Spring Gobbler season and rifle season. Mike was currently restoring 1974 Suzuki TM 125. He loved his family, and most of all his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Melodie (Bubb) Brink, Rossiter, a son, Jacob M. Brink and wife Ashley, Rossiter, two grandchildren; Paitlyn and Cooper, a sister Darlene Brink, Punxsutawney, his in-laws, Richard and LaRue Bubb, Rossiter, a brother-in-law Dick Bubb and wife Becky, Rossiter, sister-in-law, Dianna and Gus Manners and his nephews; Paul, Eric, Luke and Dustin.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Annette Brink.
At Mike’s request there will be no visitation or services.
Donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.
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