Summer R. Hellinger

February 5, 2012  

LOWVILLE, N.Y.  ó  Summer Rayne Hellinger, 21, of Oneida, died Friday, Feb. 3, at her home.  

Born March 9, 1990, in Lowville, the daughter of Randy B. and Mimi Rumble Hellinger Sr., she graduated in 2009 from Rome Free Academy. She attended Mohawk Valley Community College in 2010.  

Summer was a free spirited person with a kind heart. Her determination for life was admired by many. Summerís hobbies were four wheeling and fishing. 

Her love for art was drawing, body ink, tattooing, and piercings. She also had a great love for dolphins, The Golden Girls, Law and Order SVU, and gold jewelry.   

Surviving are her mother, Mimi Godwin; a brother and three sisters, Brock M. Hellinger, Brandy L. Hellinger, Amanda R. Burdick, and Shannon L. Hellinger; her aunts, uncles and several cousins. She is also survived by her best friend of 15 years, Ashley Black Demauro, Oneida, Terrell Black, of 9 years, Utica; guardian Rachael Yarchuk Carter and children, Utica, and many other special people who dedicated their time and love to Summer throughout her life.  

Her father Randy B. Hellinger Sr., and her brother, Randy B. Hellinger Jr., both died before her.   

A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Sundquist Funeral Home. Spring burial will be in Lowville Rural Cemetery. Family and friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the funeral home.  

Memorials in Summerís name may be made to:  Epilepsy Foundation Northeastern New York, 3 Washington Sq, Albany, NY 12205-5523.   

Condolences may be made on the online guest book at

Information provided by Sundquist Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.