A memorial Mass for John F. Rick will be offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Edmund's Catholic Church, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Town of Tonawanda.
Mr. Rick, of North Tonawanda, died Saturday in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst, after a yearlong battle with cancer. He was 21.
A 2002 graduate of Cardinal O'Hara High School, he loved animals and was an intern at the Buffalo Zoo through Niagara County Community College's Animal Management Program.
Most recently, he worked as a cashier at Home Depot.
Survivors include his parents, Karis and Susan of the City of Tonawanda; a sister, Monica of the City of Tonawanda; and a grandfather, Kenneth J. Rick of the City of Tonawanda.