Walt Finken

Dr. Walt Finken/ SAL Chaplain.   Born 01/29/1950 in Long Island, N.Y.  Moved to N.J.  In 1953.  Grew up in Blackwood, N.J.  Oldest of 5 children.  Father started the DuPont printing plant in Delaware.  Mother was very active on school board and local politics.  Attended St. Agnes grade school and Highland High School.  Active in sports. Played football, baseball, swimming, diving and wrestling.  Was an Eagle Scout.  Started wrestling feeder program as a coach.  Wrestled at Camden County College was on team to win State Championships, Region Champs and came in #10 in the Nation.   Received a wrestling scholarship to Seton Hall University.  Owned Custom Stained Glass Specialties and Glen Oaks Swim Club.  Attended the College of Medicine and Dentistry and graduated in 1981.  Practiced Dentistry at Seaview Dental Arts in Galloway, N.J. And retired in January 2016.   Married to wife Mary for 35 years.  Has 2 children Michael and William and 4 grandchildren.  Volunteers in many local organizations and loves to cook, fish play golf and enjoy quality time with family.