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Patricia Ann (Rilko) Showers

December 22, 1954 ~ September 19, 2020 (age 65)

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Patricia Ann (Rilko) Showers, 65, of the Town of Niagara, passed away on September 19, 2020.  Born on December 22, 1954 in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Michael Rilko and the late Elizabeth (late Robert) Normile.


Patty, as she was known, was a lifelong area resident and attended local schools. Throughout her entire career, she was employed as a waitress, beginning in her younger years at her mother's restaurant and most recently, Denny's in Niagara Falls, retiring due to her illness.  Patty was a member of the Buff Social Club.  She loved watching Sunday Buffalo Bills games at the Bowl-O-Drome, going to the casino with her girlfriends, hosting holiday dinners and above all, spending time with her family.


Patty is survived by her son, Jesse (Anne) Showers; step-children, Michael (Laura Antoniou) Showers and Laura (Bill Graczyk) Showers; a grandchild, Shawn Fields; her grand-fur babies, Kino, Keira and Sky; a brother, Bobby Rilko; her caring niece, Tiffany Rilko; great-nieces and nephews, Trevor, Selena, Thomas and Zarayah and several other nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents and her husband, Lambert 'Wimp' Showers, who passed away on December 2, 2002, she was predeceased by her favorite brother, Gerald (living, Sheila) Rilko.


Patty’s family will be present to receive friends on Tuesday, from 3-7 p.m. at the OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (716-297-9007), where her funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 23rd at 10:00 a.m.  with Rev. Laura Norris-Buisch officiating.  Prayers of committal and interment will follow in Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston, NY.  In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to Niagara Hospice.  Arrangements are under the direction of Michael R. Goodlander.  Share condolences and memories and view her tribute video at GOODLANDERCARES.com

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September 22, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Otto Redanz Funeral Home
2215 Military Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Funeral Service
September 23, 2020

10:00 AM
Otto Redanz Funeral Home
2215 Military Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Video is available for this event


Riverdale Cemetery

Lewiston, NY


Niagara Hospice
4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport NY 14094

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