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Alfred J. Rinn

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Alfred J. Rinn

AGE: 99 • Jersey City

Alfred J. Rinn, 99, died Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Care One in Wayne, NJ. A proud lifelong Jersey City resident, born March 11, 1918, the son of the late Rose Bordo Rinn and Frank John Rinn, he retired in 2013 as a special investigator for the State of New Jersey Division of Taxation after 35 years of service. Prior to that in 1978, he retired as Detective with the Jersey City Police Department after 31 years.

He was a U.S. Marine Corp. Veteran. Until his death, he was attempting to get a World War II Memorial honoring our Veterans built in Jersey City. Also, he would solicit signatures from visitors at Liberty State Park supporting his efforts to get a "Pedestrian Walkway" from Jersey City to Ellis Island. Al was instrumental in putting together an annual dinner for JCPD retirees in remembrance of their service. It recently celebrated its twenty-sixth year.

In addition, Al was an avid member of the Rock Ridge Association, the Country Village Association, the Detective Benevolence Association, the Our Lady of Mercy Association, the Geezers Club, the Jersey City Police Association and instrumental in the 1776 Bicentennial Gala.

He graduated from John Jay College and in addition obtained his real estate license.

Beloved husband of the late Josephine A. Basista Rinn. Devoted father of Alfred Rinn, Tina Rinn (Retired JCPD) and the late Ronald Thomas and Joseph Rinn. Loving grandfather of 9 and 13 great-grandchildren. Al was the last survivor of all his siblings.

Visitation Monday, April 24, 2017 from 4-8pm at Greenville Memorial Home 374 Danforth Ave. Jersey City. Go directly to Our Lady of Mercy Church 40 Sullivan Dr. Jersey City on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 for Mass at 10:15am. Viewing in the dePaul Chapel at the Church begins Tuesday at 9:30am. Cremation Private.

Al's ashes will be buried with his wife and son in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington at the convenience of the family

In lieu of flowers please donate to; the VFW Post or . Addresses to be added.

Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 23, 2017
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