O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Michael Rinko

Mr. Michael Rinko, age 86, of Chapel Hill Road, Humphrey, New York died unexpectedly at his home Tuesday, May 18, 2010.

Born on August 29, 1923, in Humphrey, NY, he was the son of the late Frank and Anastasia Hrywko. He was married November 30, 1946 to the former Beatrice “Alberta” Baker, who predeceased him on Feb. 24, 1970.

Mr. Rinko was employed by the Town of Humphrey Highway Dept. prior to his retirement.

He was a member of the former Saint Pacificus Church, where he was very active, doing the maintenance and was the groundskeeper.

Surviving are: 1 brother, Stephen Rinko, Machias; 1 sister, Helen Kristofek, Buffalo; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by 2 sisters, Anna Cooney, Mary Bartus; 5 brothers, John Rinko, George Rinko, Philip Rinko, Andew Rinko, Nicholas Rinko.

Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY, on Sunday, May 23, 2010 from 2-5 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday in St. Pacificus Church at 11 A.M. with Rev. Ronald Mierszwa.

Burial will be in Green Cemetery, Great Valley, NY.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com