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Obituary of Joanie Fink


Joanie Fink, 46, of Lansing, NY passed away on Monday June 19, 2023. She was born on April 20, 1977, in Cortland, NY.


Joanie was a loving mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, and friend. She was a hard worker and at one time, balanced three jobs as well as her family. She loved traveling, painting and doing hair and nails.

Joanie is survived by her children Frankie, Sierra, and Damian, her biological parents David (Kathy Marks) Strauf and Linda (John) McLain, her aunt and uncle Joan and Gerald Carey who raised her since she was nine months old, her siblings Michael, Candy (Dan), Lori, Kristie, Nikki, and Jakkie, her grandson Lloyd, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She is predeceased by her grandmother Mary Fitzgerald.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday June 27, 2023 from 4-6pm at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, NY.

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