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Robert Rinkavge

Robert Rinkavge
Robert Rinkavage, 66, of 65 Shawn Drive, Bristol, passed away, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2013, at his home. He was the husband wife of the late Bettie (St. Peter) Rinkavage

Robert was born on May 27, 1947, in Waterbury the son of the late Willis and Barbara (Goodale) Rinkavge.

He worked at Morin company in Bristol for over 30 years and retired in 2012.

He is survived by two sons, Brian Wheelock and his wife, Melissa, and Craig Wheelock and his wife, Melissa, both of Bristol; a daughter, Lynn LaForest and her husband, Phil, of Rexford, N.Y.; a brother, William and his wife, Gayle Rinkavage, of Simpsonville, S.C.; seven grandchildren, Alexis, Tyler, Mitchell, Anthony, Hannah, Jake and Sydney; one great-grandson, Jaxson; and the special niece, Tiffany and her husband, Jeffrey Jajack, and their children, Jonathan and Alexandra.

Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at 11 a.m., at the Peacedale Cemetery in Bristol, Dunn Funeral Home, 191 West St., Bristol, is in charge of the service

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My sincere condolences to the family. May the comfort of God help you during this difficult time. And I pray you find comfort in that soon "...death is swallowep up forever." -1 Corinthians 15:54. We can confidently look to the future when Jehovah God, the Giver of life, will bury death forever!

Leon Oct 26 2013 12:00 AM

I am sorry Robert that I didn't find out until today that you had passed away. My prays go out to family member's of yours.

Barbara Oct 21 2013 12:00 AM

Christal & Lyndon
Bob was a great neighbor, it will be hard not seeing him around. He will be very missed!

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Bryon & Debra Rider
Robert was a great guy, a best friend,and a great neighbor, he will be missed by all of us in the neighborhood, he loved to cook and share with us,we will never forget him, or the great times we had,Rest in Peace Bob.

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM