In Memoriam: Fair Havenite Elinor Griffen Mink, 96

Fair Havenite Elinor Griffen Mink died peacefully at her home in Fair Haven, as was always her wish, on Jan. 5. She was 96.

After raising her family, Elinor had a long career at Rahway Hospital and at Community Medical Center, Toms River, as its first employee and public relations director. Upon retirement, she worked as a baker at her daughter Patricia’s 31-year Savoury Fare catering/prepared food business in Rumson.

Loved ones of Elinor Mink in her obituary

Born in Elizabeth, NJ to Lillian (Peterson) and Edward H. Griffen on April 21, 1924, Elinor graduated from Battin High School in Elizabeth and Monmouth University (Summa Cum Laude).

Elinor is survived by: her son, Charles E. Mink (Eleanor) of Medford, her daughter, Patricia J. Mink, of Middletown; and her loving grandson, William R. Mink of Medford.

She was predeceased by: her husband, Charles W. Mink Jr.; her son, Robert W. Mink; and her sisters, Dorothy Schaar and Winifred Willauer.

There will be no services. Elinor will be interred with her husband at BG William C Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown, NJ. Donations in her memory can be made to The Wounded Warrior Project or the charity of your choice.

— Edited obituary submitted by family to Thompson Memorial Home

John Caroli
BCS Wealth Management