Nancy A. Kinney

Nancy A. Kinney, 85, of 9 Fairbanks Ave, Bradford, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2022, at Olean General Hospital.  

Born in Bradford, on March 24, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Leona (Simons) Charniskey.

On October 31,1956, in Bradford, she married Donald Robert Kinney, who died July 20, 2001.

Mrs. Kinney early in her life worked at the Cafeteria at Bradford Hospital. She had her family and was a stay at home mom. She also cleaned homes for area families for over 25 years. 

She was a former member of the Church of the Nazarene and recently attended the First Wesleyan Church.

Nancy is survived by, one daughter, Donna  Lee Kinney, of Auburn IN, five sons, Robert J. Kinney, of Bradford, Donald R. Kinney, Somerset, David B. Kinney, of Fayetteville NC, John C. Kinney, of Bradford and Joey S. Kinney, of Raleigh, NC, 15 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, twin sons, Robert Joseph an Charles Bruce Kinney and three brother, Bruce, Clifford, and Joe Charnisky.

Family will be receiving friends on Sunday June 26, 2022, from 3-5pm & 7-9pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc. 33 South Avenue and again on Monday from 10 am to 11 am in the First Wesleyan. At 11:00 am funeral services will be held with Pastor Terri Niver and Rev. Josh Haney co-officiating. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery, in Smethport.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

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