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Ralph J. Gollinger, II


MASSENA – Mr. Ralph J. Gollinger, II, 27, of 90 East Hatfield Street, tragically passed away on Wednesday morning, June 6, 2012 in Massena.

Ralph was born October 31, 1984 in Massena, the son of Ralph J. Gollinger and Tina Lawrence. He attended Massena schools and later received his GED and was taking a college course for accounting. He worked at one time for Local #38 in Oswego as a dry wall finisher. He also worked at Taco Bell and Tony’s Pizza for a short time. He was a sports enthusiast and an avid Yankees Baseball fan. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed playing poker, going to the movies, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his four children, Carter Michael, Dylan, Kloye, and Hudson; his mother, Tina Snyder of Massena; his father and step-mother, Ralph and Courtney Gollinger of Massena; his grandparents, Joyce Colby, Carol Derouchie, and Richard and Sharon Lawrence, all of Massena. She is also survived by his sisters, Michelle, Jennifer, and Emma; and brothers, Michael, Koble, Timothy, Jesse, Mathew, and Sako; his aunts, Annette and Kelli, and many cousins.

Friends may call Saturday 2-5:00 PM at the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where services will be held at 5:00 PM. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.

Memorial contributions may be to the National Suicide Prevention or a program that supports Drug and Alcohol Abuse Awareness.

Condolences may be made online at

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