Ellen R. Rinaldo, 85, of Lacon, formally Varna, died on October 15, 2017 at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Lacon. Born in Magnolia on February 5, 1932 to the late William and Lela Patridge Hildabrand, she married Joseph Rinaldo on February 10, 1951 he preceeded her in death on December 6, 2004.
Ellen was a farm wife and helped Joe around the farm, even driving the tractors' until Mark was old enough to do it. Later she would stay with older ladies to help them with their housework and keep them company.
Ellen is survived by: her daughter Pam Schumacher of Lacon, son Mark (Paula) Rinaldo of Granville, sister Doris Carder of Sailor Springs, brother Marian "Buck" Patridge of San Leondro CA; grandchildren Kyle (Ashley Alig) Schumacher of Lacon, Marshall Rinaldo of Granville, and Tiffany (David) Bolan of Manlius. She was also preceded by two brothers and two sisters.
Cremation rights were acccorded and a private family burial will take place at a later date at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lacon. Memorials can be made to the ARK or VITAS Hospice and online condolences can be left at lenzmemorialhome.com
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