July 13, 2014

Richard C. "Dick" Rinn Sr.

September 5, 1947 - July 10, 2014

MOOERS — Richard C. "Dick" Rinn Sr., 66, of the Gokey Road, Mooers, died Thursday, July 10, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh with his loving family by his side.

He was born in Plattsburgh, Sept. 5, 1947, the son of William and Dorothy (Martineau) Rinn. Dick grew up in Beekmantown. He attended Beekmantown Central School and Northern Adirondack. He was a lifelong contractor having worked for several local companies over his career. Dick enjoyed hunting, fishing, his animals, the outdoors, and especially spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He was a loving and caring man. He will be greatly missed and remembered fondly for his his hat, the sparkle in his beautiful blue eyes, his charming smile, his big beard, flannel shirt, his big heart, and his wonderful sense of humor.

Survivors include his loving wife of 47 years, Theresa M. Rinn of Mooers; four children, Corinna M. Rinn of Keeseville, Pamela J. Harper of Mooers, Richard C. Rinn Jr. and his companion, Wendy L. Barbeau of Mooers, and Robert W. Buskey and his wife MaryAnn Ouimette of Mooers; mother-in-law, Vernice M. Sorrell of Mooers; ten grandchildren, Queena, Vanessa, John, LeeAnn, Eugene, Mark, Robert, Samantha, Chloe and Zoe; three great-grandchildren, Trinity, Izabelle and Christopher; and several greatly loved sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; and siblings, Nancy Guerin and Tom Rinn.

Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, July 14, at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 793 Gilbert Road, Mooers. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home chapel. Donations in his memory may be made to the FitzPatrick Cancer Center.

Dick's wife and children wish to thank the R5 Staff at CVPH and his many extended family and friends who have offered their love and support throughout his illness.

Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 793 Gilbert Road, Mooers, 236-4747. To light an online candle and offer condolences in the memory of Dick Rinn please visit

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