Richard J. Rinaldi
Mr. Richard “Richie” J. Rinaldi, 66, of Waterbury passed away Saturday November 24, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
Richie was born in Waterbury on November 16, 1946, son of the late Joseph A. and Josephine D. (Pascucci) Rinaldi. He was a graduate of Wilby High School and served his country honorably in the Marine Corp during the Vietnam War. He worked for Northeast Utilities for 35 years before retiring in 2004.
He leaves two sons David Rinaldi of Waterbury, Andrew Rinaldi of Wolcott, a daughter Katherine Johnson of Jacksonville NC, his sister Sharon O’Rourke of Woodbury and a granddaughter Kadan Johnson. He will also be missed by his nephew John O’Rourke and his wife Rebecca of Southbury, a niece, Dawn O’Rourke of Waterbury, three great-nephews, Zachary, Joseph and Seth O’Rourke an Aunt Patricia Brown of Mesa AZ, his former wife Diane (Easterly) Rinaldi of Wolcott and many cousins.
Funeral Mass will be held Thursday 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 785 Highland Ave. Waterbury. Family and friends are asked to meet directly at Church. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.