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Adrian J. Shink

November 1, 1945 ~ May 30, 2020 (age 74)


Adrian J. Shink, 74, of Westfield, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Baystate Medical Center with his son Norman by his side. Adrian was born in Saint-Neree-de-Bellechasse, Quebec, Canada, on November 1, 1945, the son of the late Neree and Marie (Roy) Shink. He was educated in Quebec and moved to the United States in 1963 and settled in Springfield. He was an avid Montreal sports fan and enjoyed hunting.  He just loved to socialize and hangout with his many friends. He was employed by the Carpenters Local Union 108 for many years before retiring in 2000.  In addition to his parents he was also predeceased by two sons Michael Shink in 2014 and Ricky Shink in 2017 and eleven siblings, Maurice, Joseph, Alphonse, Armand, Emilien, Fernand, Irene, Rose, Monique, Madeline and Yvette, and a great-granddaughter Lila Shink. He is survived by a son Norman Shink and his wife Kimberly of Westfield, a brother Roger Shink of Springfield and three sisters, Juliene Bernard, Theresa Shink, Jeanine Thibault, as well as six grandchildren Timothy, Cameron, Joseph, Jack, Arianna and Sydney and a great-granddaughter Guilana and many nieces and nephews. All service and burial will be private in St. Raphael Cemetery, Quebec, Canada. Arrangements entrusted to the Byron Keenan Funeral Home and Cremation Tribute Center, 1858 Allen Street, Springfield. For additional information please visit


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