Michael V. Rimkus

May 19, 1957 ~ June 5, 2019 (age 62)


HUDSON- Michael V. Rimkus, 62, beloved eldest son of  Victor M. and Rosemary (MacPherson) Rimkus, and beloved father of  Tess Lily Rimkus,  died June 5 at Westboro Health Center, Westboro, following a short illness.  

            Michael graduated from Hudson High School in 1975, where he played football, basketball and track.  He was  a member of  the HHS Athletic Hall of  Fame and was a  Worcester Telegram & Gazette Football All Star.  He was a  1979 graduate of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, where he played football.

            He was employed as a food broker for  Super Valu for many years, and more recently by C & S Wholesale Grocers of  Keene, N.H.  He took great pride in his work with both companies.  He has resided for the past 15 years in Rindge, N.H.  Michael was a talented guitarist and vocalist, and had a great appreciation for music of  all kinds, family, camping and lakeside living.  

            Besides his parents and his daughter, Tess Lily of  New Haven, Ct., Michael is survived by his sisters, Joan Wotton and her husband Michael Wotton of  Rockland, Julie Rimkus and her spouse Camille Derricotte of  Tucson, Arizona, and Martha Rimkus of  Hudson; his brothers, Peter Rimkus and his wife, Debora of  Coventry, Ct., Andrew Rimkus and his wife, Deb, of  Bainbridge Island, Wa., and Matthew Rimkus of  Groton. He also leaves his Godmother/aunt, Pat Sullivan of  North Billerica,  his uncles, Joseph MacPherson and Anthony Rock of  Hudson, and his aunt, Barbara Mungeam of  Hudson;  and many nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was also the brother of  the late Martin Rimkus and the brother-in-law of  the late Dianne M. Rimkus. 

            A Funeral  Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael’s Church, Hudson, on Friday, July 5 at 11 a.m.  There will be a private burial.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Michael’s memory may be made to Hudson Community Food Pantry, PO Box 608, Hudson MA 01749.    Arrangements are in charge of  Tighe-Hamilton Regional Funeral Home of  Hudson.

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Mass of Christian Burial
July 5, 2019

11:00 AM
Saint Michael Parish (Manning St. Hudson, MA)

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