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Gina M. (Razzani) Rinker

May 5, 1986 ~ June 25, 2018 (age 32)

Gina M. (Razzani) Rinker, 32, of the Town of Niagara, passed away, surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, June 25, 2018 at Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, following a courageous and lengthy battle with a very rare cancer.  Born on May 5, 1986 in Kenmore, NY, she was the daughter of Louis and Linda (Vorpahl) Razzani.

Gina grew up in Wheatfield and graduated in 2004 from Niagara Wheatfield High School.  She formerly worked as a dog groomer at Love Your Dog and was currently the owner of Cloud K9 Dog Grooming. Gina will be sorely missed by her dedicated clients. She loved all animals, especially her dogs, Ziggy, Juicy and Cookie. Gina also enjoyed music and traveling.

In addition to her parents, Gina is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Mitchell Rinker; sisters, Kali, Taylor and Madison Razzani; niece, Eliana; nephew, Alexander; grandparents, Pauline Pucak and Robert (Pat) Hosie; mother and father-in-law, Paulette (Dan Hosie) Rinker; father-in-law, David (Sue) Rinker and several aunts, uncles and cousins. 

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff of the ICU and 5th floor at Mount St. Mary’s Hospital as well as the compassionate care given by Niagara Hospice. 

Visitation will be on Thursday, June 28th, from 12-3 and 5-8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, where closing prayers will be offered at 8:00 p.m.  Flowers are gratefully declined.  If desired, memorial offerings may be made to the Mount St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation for Respiratory Care.  

Arrangements are under the direction of Michael R. Goodlander of OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY.  Please visit to leave your sympathies with Gina’s family. 


Donations may be made to:

Mount St. Mary's Hospital Foundation for Respiratory Care
5300 Military Road, Lewiston NY 14092

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