The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

February 3, 2013

Eino Sinkkonen


Star Beacon

LAKE WORTH, Fla. — Eino Sinkkonen, age 94, of Lake Worth, Fla., passed away early Friday morning, Feb. 1, 2013, at the Finnish-American Nursing Home in Lake Worth.

Eino was born in Finland on April 17, 1918, the son of Emil and Helja (Luukonen) Sinkkonen. He was a former Ashtabula resident moving here in 1955.

A member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Eino was a gifted singer and sang in Finnish on many occasions and also funerals for Finnish Americans through the years.

He had been a machine operator for Rockwell International and had worked for Yoder Brothers also.

He is survived by a daughter, Leena Skiba, of Columbia, S.C.; a brother, Olavi in Finland; and several grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his beloved wife, Martha.

A memorial service will be scheduled for a later date in the spring.

POTTI LAKESIDE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICE, 1329 Lake Ave., Ashtabula is handling local arrangements.

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