Michael F. Rinaldo, III, 25, of Worcester, died Friday, December 30th. He is survived by son, Anthony Michael Rinaldo of Worcester; his mother Veronica Rosado; his father, Michael F. Rinaldo, Jr.; his god-parents, Jacqueline M. Gebhardt and Alfonso Gambone; a brother, PFC Juan Rosado, USMC stationed at Ft, Meade, MD; his sister, MaryAnn DeSouza and her husband, Robson of Worcester. He also leaves his maternal grandmother, Maria Torres; the mother of his son, Kristy Lynn Plouffe both of Worcester and many aunts and uncles.
He was born in Worcester and had worked in retail sales. Michael enjoyed writing poems, sharing stories with his family, Ovaltine, and Nike shoes.
His funeral is Friday, January 6th at 11:00 a.m. in O'CONNOR BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 592 Park Avenue. Burial will follow in Hope Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday. January 5th from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in his name to, Facing Addiction, 100 Mill Plain Road, Danbury, CT 06811. facingaddiction.org/donate