Howard Austin Tinker

Died: Sun., Oct. 18, 2015


9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Sat., Oct. 31, 2015
Location: North United Methodist Church

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Sat., Oct. 31, 2015
Location: North United Methodist Church

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Sunrise 03/23/37 Sunset 10/18/15.

Howard Austin Tinker of Hartford passed away peacefully on Sunday October 18, 2015 after a long courageous battle with Cancer.  Born in St. Catherine Jamaica West Indies he migrated to the United States in 1968 and settled in Hartford.  He worked for Mack Trucks of Hartford and Industrial Trucks of North Haven attaining the position of Field Service Technician.  Howard loved all people and was beloved by many.  He can truly be remembered as the Life of the Party.  He was a member of the Caribbean American Society of Hartford and the North United Methodist Church.

            He was predeceased by his parents Florence and Theophilus, two uncles, a brother Leroy, and a son David.  Surviving him are his wife, eleven children, grand and great grand children, two sisters, four brothers, nieces and nephews, cousins by the dozens and numerous friends and his great church family.  He will be deeply missed by all.

            Thanks to Dr. Syed Bilgrami and the dedicated staff of the St. Francis Hospital Cancer Center for the care given to Howard during his illness.

            Calling hours will be on Friday October 30th from 6-8pm at North United Methodist Church 1205 Albany Ave Hartford.  Funeral service will be at the church on Saturday October 31st with a viewing at 9-10am, with services starting promptly at 10am.  Interment will be at Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery.

            Donations in his memory may be made to the North United Methodist Church Building Fund P.O. Box 320235 Hartford, CT 06112 and to St. Francis/Mt. Sinai Regional Cancer Center, 114 Woodland St. Hartford, CT 06105.

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