Gina  Finnefrock

Obituary of Gina M. (Raffule) Finnefrock

Mrs. Gina M. (Raffule) Finnefrock, 54, of N. Utica, passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at University Hospital SUNY Health Science Center in Syracuse, with her loving family by her side. Gina was born in Utica, on February 27, 1967, the daughter of Anthony “Tony” and Gloria (Hazeltine) Raffule. She was raised and educated in Utica and was a graduate of John F. Kennedy high school. In 2014, Gina was united in marriage with Michael A. Finnefrock. For many years, she was employed with her family’s business, the Patio Drive In, Utica. Gina was an avid Buffalo Bills and NY Yankees fan, enjoyed doing scratch off lottery tickets and she was of the Catholic Faith. Gina is survived by her loving husband, Mike; two sons, Patrick and Matthew; her mother, Gloria Raffule; brother and brother-in-law, Richard and Leonardo Raffule; two nieces and one nephew, Saray, Dominic and Ashley; aunt, Linda Sinker; cousins, Bernadette and Francis Roy; step-son, Ryan Jones; dear lifelong friends, Caroline, Jennifer, Michelle “Mush”, Michele “Puggy”, Karen, and Carrie as well as several aunts, cousins and friends to numerous to mention. She was predeceased by her father Tony, brother Anthony, in-laws, Anthony and Caroline Finnefrock and dear friend, Craig Griffith. Visitation for family and friends is Thursday, April 15, 2021, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Heintz Funeral Home, 408 Herkimer Rd., N. Utica, followed by a service at 7:00 at the conclusion of visitation. Face coverings are required and social distancing and contact tracing protocols must be observed. In keeping with Gina’s wishes, please omit floral offerings and consider making a donation to United Cerebral Palsy or Stevens-Swan Humane Society in Gina’s memory. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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Thursday
15
April

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Herkimer Road
408 Herkimer Road
Utica, New York, United States
315-797-5552
Thursday
15
April

Funeral Service

7:00 pm
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Herkimer Road
408 Herkimer Road
Utica, New York, United States
315-797-5552

Memorial Donations

In keeping with Gina’s wishes, please omit floral offerings and consider making a donation to United Cerebral Palsy or Stevens-Swan Humane Society in Gina’s memory. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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