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KLINK, Joseph M.
KLINK - Joseph M. Died March 30, 2016. Born on July 21, 1937, in Buffalo, NY to Nora and Joseph Klink, survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Ellen (Purcell) Klink; by his sisters, Mary Tout (Frank), Eleanor Eagan (William), Janet Reger. He joins his sisters, Ann DeGal (Paul) and Dolores McCullough. He is survived by his children, Kathleen Aiello (James), Joseph Klink (Johanna), Patricia Gorham (mate Lenny), Constance Carman (Daniel Sr.) and his first wife, Marilyn (Hess) Kucera. Papa Joe was a hero to his grandchildren, Lauren Lorraine (Henry), Philip Aiello, Jon Aiello (Melissa), Matthew Klink, Bethany Klink, Frank Gorham (Alison), Katherine Gorham, Shauna Gorham, Daniel Carman (fiance;e Christina Gallo), Christian Carman, his great-grandchildren, Caroline and Ben Lorraine. Joe started his family in Heidelberg, Germany while in the Army and returned home to Buffalo calling Caz Park his Camelot. Joe was proud to be a Buffalo Firefighter, was awarded a Medal of Bravery and forever loved the fraternity of his fellow firefighters. Upon retirement, he moved to Boston, MA, graduated from the Harvard Extension School, with a degree in History. He was instrumental in shaping the lives of his children and grandchildren. Burial will be in the Historic Greenlawn Cemetery in Nahant, MA. In lieu of flowers, please send donations "In Memoriam of Joseph Klink" to Buffalo Professional Firefighters Good & Welfare Fund, Buffalo Fire L282, 500 Southside Pkwy., Buffalo, NY 14210.