GUILDERLAND – James Dean Fink, 59, of Guilderland, passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, in the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital after a long and courageous battle with cancer. James was born in Albany on June 2, 1958, and he lived in Guilderland all his life. He owned and operated Jim Fink General Construction, and also was an avid stock car racing fan. He enjoyed riding his Harleys and his daily visits with the Stewart’s Coffee Club.
James was the devoted son of Nancy E. Hotaling Fink and the late Carl C. Fink. He is survived by his brother Carl R. Fink (Patty); his brother in law Dwight Peterson; his nieces and nephews Jennifer, Michelle, Stephanie, Lisa, Allison, Jamie, Haley and Tyler; his Godchildren Jamie Tannatta and Lisa Fink; his precious dog Blue; and by several great nieces and nephews and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and wonderful and supportive friends, especially Barbara, Denny and Georgine. James was also predeceased by his sister Kathleen M. Peterson, and his brother Duane H. Fink.
The family would like to express their thanks to Dr. Dennis J. Rassias, and Dr. John Morgan, as well as the dedicated nurses and staff at St. Peter’s Hospital, and the amazing supportive staff of Community Hospice at St. Peter’s Hospital for the wonderful care they provided to James.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Christ the King Church, Sumter Ave., Guilderland, on Wednesday, December 27th at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the Knights Chapel in Christ the King Church prior to the mass Wednesday morning from 8:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. Interment will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Colonie. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hans Funeral Home, Albany. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.