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“You cannot find anybody on the planet, who did not like Ronnie Mink. He will be mist ”
1 of 64 | Posted by: Tim Williams - MA

“Ron was quite the gentleman. His loss is felt by many. Like many others, I had the privilege of knowing and working with Ron while in the 42nd. My...Read More »
2 of 64 | Posted by: Michael Kularski - N. Brookfield, MA

“Ron was taken far too early and was a good friend to all of us in the 42nd Aerial Port Squadron! Rest in peace Ron you will be missed! My thoughts...Read More »
3 of 64 | Posted by: Scott Reed - Easthampton, MA

“Bettie Jean, I am deeply sorry to hear about the death of your husband Ronald. I hope and pray that your journey through grief will help you find...Read More »
4 of 64 | Posted by: Althea Judy Jenkins - GA

“To Bettie and the Mink Family: I was very sorry to hear about Ronald's passing. We shared a lot of laughter at Weaver High School, Class of 1963. ...Read More »
5 of 64 | Posted by: Sandra Brown Cooper - Hartford, CT

“Ron was a true friend to me. It was an honor and a priveldge to have served with him in the Air Force Reserve at Westover. He came over to my house...Read More »
6 of 64 | Posted by: Robert Bathgate - Chicopee, MA

“Ronnie was a great friend and fellow human being who made you smile when he greeted you. He always kept a positive outlook on life and his dealings...Read More »
7 of 64 | Posted by: Timothy Forde - Westfield, MA

“To Bettie:I am so sorry for your loss. Ronald Mink was a beautiful person to be around with. I use to live in the projects on Martin Street. I grew...Read More »
8 of 64 | Posted by: Antoinette Jenkins - CT

“My thoughts and prayers to Ron's family. Even though my heart is heavy because of his passing, I find myself smiling at the memories from our many...Read More »
9 of 64 | Posted by: Dan Moon - Lowell, MA

“To Ms. Bettie & the Entire Mink Family,Our thoughts are with you during this most difficult time. It saddened my Heart to see that Mr. Ron has...Read More »
10 of 64 | Posted by: Carla Waller - Bloomfield, CT

11 of 64 | Posted by: Richard Goguen - Asdhburnham, MA

“Sorry to hear of his passing. He had stopped by a few months ago to say hi and check up on us all. He will be missed. ”
12 of 64 | Posted by: Janet Walker - Westfield, MA

“Mrs. Bettie Mink, and Family.I am sorry to hear of your loss, may our pericous Lord continue to give you strength and courage each and everyday. For...Read More »
13 of 64 | Posted by: Crystal Jackson-Bent - Windsor

“Marvin my heartfelt condolences on the loss of your love one. ”
14 of 64 | Posted by: Andrea Williams - Simsbury, CT

“Ronnie, you will be missed. God bless. ”
15 of 64 | Posted by: Paul Frappier SMSgt - Retired, 42 APS) - MA

“My sincere condolences and deepest sympathy to the Mink family.SMSgt, Albert C. Hayford, Retired, 42nd APS ”
16 of 64 | Posted by: Albert Hayford - Clearwater, FL

“Ron was a quiet and one of the nicest people anyone could meet. My thoughts and prayes are with you all at this difficult time. ...Read More »
17 of 64 | Posted by: Lewis G. Carter - Northampton, MA

“To the Mink Family, Our condolences and prayers are with you. May you find comfort and peace in your memories. May you find joy in knowing that he...Read More »
18 of 64 | Posted by: Denisa Calloway-Sheets - CT

“So sorry to hear about Ronnie. He was the one who replaced me in administration for the 42nd APFlt. That's how far back we go.My prayers go with you...Read More »
19 of 64 | Posted by: Gary Gladu (MSgt - Ret) - Bristol, CT

“I was deeply saddened to hear of Ronnie's passing. My deepest sympathy and sincere condolences to the Mink family on the loss of your loved one. It...Read More »
20 of 64 | Posted by: Gary Watson - Oxford, MA

“To The family of Ronald Mink,My sincere condolences upon hearing of Ronalds' passing.I served with Ronald in the Reserve at Westover.He was a kind...Read More »
21 of 64 | Posted by: A friend

“I am sorry to hear of Ronnie's passing. We were co-workers at the 42nd. As I think of him, even now, he brings a smile to my face. He so often had...Read More »
22 of 64 | Posted by: Merrill Pregeant - Newton, MA

“My sympathy to the Mink family on Ronnie's passing. He was a kind and gentle man. We missed him when he retired from the Reserves. Gone to soon. ...Read More »
23 of 64 | Posted by: Michael Brunetti - Chicopee, MA

“My condolences to Ronalds family for their loss. Ronald was a friend and colleague while serving in the Air Force Reserve. ”
24 of 64 | Posted by: John Popiak - Charlton, MA

“My deepest sympathy to Ronny's Family so sorry for your loss. I had the honor of working with Ron at the base. He will be missed. ”
25 of 64 | Posted by: Richard Bergeron - Chicopee, MA

“Hi Bettie, I met you and Ron at an air show after we both had retired from the 42MAPS. I am sorry to read of the passing of Ron as we served 8...Read More »
26 of 64 | Posted by: DAN O'BRIEN RET US ARMY - Holyoke, MA

“Growing up one building over in Stowe Village I remember Ron and I'm sincerely sorry to hear of his passing. My condolences to the Mink family. ”
27 of 64 | Posted by: Art Holliday - Los Angeles, CA

“To the Mink family I'm so sorry for your loss. I met Ronny in the air force reserves over 20 some odd years ago in 905 MAPF- that became 42 MAPS ...Read More »
28 of 64 | Posted by: Steve PORTEUS - PETERSBURG, NY

“To Mrs. Mink, Beverly and the entire Mink family, I was so sad to hear of Ronald passing. I only briefly met him but he was a calm, warm and humble...Read More »
29 of 64 | Posted by: Ms Jernigan

“Dear Members of the Mink Family:God bless you in your hour of sorrow. Please know that I and many of your friends are holding you up in prayer...Read More »
30 of 64 | Posted by: A friend

“Bettie, may warm memories give you peace and comfort as you begin a new chapter. ”
31 of 64 | Posted by: Kat (Arel) Lyons - Hartford, CT

“Betty, you and the Mink Family have my deepest sympathy. Ronald will be missed by many. ”
32 of 64 | Posted by: Glorya Napper - Hartford/Windsor, CT

“Dear Bettie and Family,Our sincerest condolences.Lovingly,Riley and Cerise Johnson ”
33 of 64 | Posted by: - Hartford, CT

“Dear Dennis and Family: I am so sorry for the loss of your brother. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Warm...Read More »
34 of 64 | Posted by: Lissa Robinovitz - South Windsor, CT

“Dear Dennis: I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. fondly, Jill ”
35 of 64 | Posted by: Jill Larmett - Hartford, CT

“I'm sorry to here of Ron's home going, It's been a long time since I've seen him, My sincere condolences goes out to the family. ”
36 of 64 | Posted by: Ruthie Prude - Windsor, CT

“To the Mink Family,May God bless and you and your family at this most difficult time. Try and remember all the good things about Ron. Ron was a...Read More »
37 of 64 | Posted by: A friend

“TO the Mink Family: May God bless you and your Family in this time of Sorrow.Coach Ken Smith ”
38 of 64 | Posted by: Ken Smith - Windsor, CT

“Bettie and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathy. Know that God cares and "Earth Has No Sorrow That Heaven Cannot Heal"...Read More »
39 of 64 | Posted by: Charlotte Moore-Butler - Decatur, GA

“Bettie, May God give you peace during this difficult mement. Know that your friends in the social work department are keeping you in our prayers....Read More »
40 of 64 | Posted by: Wenzola Lowe Perry - Hartford, CT

“Bette: I'm very sorry for your loss. I pray your fond memories will help you through this sad time. Fondly, Manira ”
41 of 64 | Posted by: Manira Wilson

“Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you. ”
42 of 64 | Posted by: A friend

“Rest in peace Ronald my most sincere condolences to the family. Charles E. J. Hughes Sr."Chucky" ”
43 of 64 | Posted by: Charles Hughes - Hartford, CT

44 of 64 | Posted by: A friend

“To Betty and Family, We were saddend to hear of the passing of Ronald.May you find your strength in the comfort of family and friends and the fond...Read More »
45 of 64 | Posted by: Winston Johnson - Hartford, CT

“Our thoughts and prayers goes out to the Mink family in this time of sorrow. My GOD's loving hand touch you all in proving comfort during this time...Read More »
46 of 64 | Posted by: Donald Smith - Windsor, CT

“Bettie, you are in my prayers. ”
47 of 64 | Posted by: Elizabeth Horton Sheff - Windsor, CT

“Betty, our prayers are with you and the Mink family. ”
48 of 64 | Posted by: Vivian (Jenkins) Wood - Kathleen, GA

“Dennis, Jesse and I sending our condolence to you and your family in your loss of your brother Ronald ”
49 of 64 | Posted by: Carolyn &Jesse Brown - Bristol, CT

“I am truly, truly, truly hurt to the core. Ronald and I have been close friends forever (Boy Scouts, school, basketball, track, cross country). God...Read More »
50 of 64 | Posted by: Thurmond Williams - Greensboro, NC

“My prayers are with you all......My condolence are sent from the Heart ......May he Rest In Peace......... ”
51 of 64 | Posted by: Olga Iris Vazquez - Htfd, CT

“My thoughts and prayers are with you ”
52 of 64 | Posted by: Patricia Frazier Coleman - GA

“I was sorry to learn of Ron's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you during your time of grief. ”
53 of 64 | Posted by: Diane Parrott Latney - Newington, CT

“Dear Dennis, Marvin and family: I'm sending you my sincere condolences over the loss of your brother, Ronald. I hope you find comfort in the...Read More »
54 of 64 | Posted by: Rhonda (Register) Darby - CT

“My sympathy and prayers go out to the Mink family. Ron was a great guy. We played a lot of sports together in Stowe Village and at Weaver High. ”
55 of 64 | Posted by: Tim Wood - Kathleen, GA

“So sorry to hear about the loss of brother Ronald. He was truly one of the nicest people I ever met. He will be missed but not forgotten. ”
56 of 64 | Posted by: James G Ruth Jr - Suffield, CT

“Remembering your great love story today and always. ”
57 of 64 | Posted by: Aston Moore - Nashua, NH

“lost a along time friend.robert white ”
58 of 64 | Posted by: A friend

“To Bettie Mack & The Mink Family: Our sincere condolences at the lost of your love one. Ronald was truly one of the nicest people I have ever met....Read More »
59 of 64 | Posted by: Nate & Pearl Dukes - BLOOMFIELD, CT

“So sincerely sorry to hear of Ronald's transition. He was such a gentleman. His presence always generated a smile from me. ”
60 of 64 | Posted by: Maree Rogers - CT

“My condolences go out to the mink's family for their lost ”
61 of 64 | Posted by: Isiah Williams - springfield, MA

“To Bettie and Ronald"s family so sorry to hear of your loss.May God bless you and comfort you during this difficult time.Ronald was always a good...Read More »
62 of 64 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers be with you.Ronald is one of the kindest gentlemen i know...... ”
63 of 64 | Posted by: Lester McBride Jr - Hartford Ct, CT

“My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. ”
64 of 64 | Posted by: Patricia Cotton - Montgomery, AL

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Ronald Mink, 68 passed away March 10, 2013, born March 14, 1944 in Hartford, son of the late James S., Sr. and Julia McKenzie Mink of East Hartford. He attended Weaver High School where he played basketball, ran track and he continued to be very athletic all through his life. Early in life Ronald was employed with DPUC, and then later retired from the US Postal Service and the United States Air Force Reserves. Ronald served as an Usher at Hopewell Baptist Church for many years. Besides his dear mother, he leaves to cherish his memory, loving wife Bettie Mack Mink of Hartford, brothers; Dennis (Paytreen) of Windsor Locks, Kenneth of Indiana IN, Marvin (Cheryl) Mink of Bloomfield, sisters; Beverly James of Hartford, Sheila Tobias of Middletown and a host of other relatives and friends. Besides his father Ronald was predeceased by his brother, James Mink, Jr.