William Rinn

William Rinn

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William H. Rinn, Jr., 77, longtime resident of Phoenix, NY,

passed away on Sunday March 4, 2018 at Crouse Hospital,

Syracuse, N.Y. He was born to his late parent, Dorothy M.

(Martineau) and William H. Rinn, Sr. in Plattsburgh, NY on

March 30, 1940.

Bill married Kathleen R. Podeswik on August 4, 1964.

They raised a family of six children. He enjoyed his own

kids growning up as well as the grandchildren and great-grand


Bill was a mechanic for Rescue Mission in Baldwinsville, NY.

Though he was a “jack of all trades” and held many types of employement over the years, he always loved mechanical

work on motor vehicles. He was an avid fisherman and hunter.

He also enjoyed dirt track racing with his grandson driver


Bill was predeceased by his three brothers and one sister,

Robert Charles infant, Thomas Joseph, Richard Charles, and

Nancy Ann.

Surviving are his loving wife of 53 years, Kathleen R. Rinn,;

his six children, Catherine (Brian) McLain, Lola Wright,

William H. Rinn, III, Timothy (Michelle) Rinn, Tammy Rinn,

Rosemarie Wight; seventeen grandchildren; seventeen

great-grandchildren; ten brothers and sisters, Mary Elizabeth,

Dorothy May, Joan Patricia, James Edward, Charles Joseph,

Ann Marie, Donna Lee, Mildred Mae, Marvin Ray, and Jane

Marie; several nieces, nephews, and cousins, and many friends.

Calling hours are on Thursday March 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. and

5 to 7 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home,

431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135. The funeral service will

begin at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre officiating.

Spring burial will be in Jacksonville Rural Cemetery, 9250

Fenner Road, town of Lysander, N.Y.
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