Obituary of Craig Kinney, Jr.
Craig Warren Kinney Jr., age 58 of Millcreek Twp., passed away on Sunday June 17, 2018 at the Cleveland Clinic, following an extended illness. He was born in Erie on December 15, 1959 a son of Craig W. and Peggy (Lamb) Kinney Sr.
Craig worked at GE for 30 years as a locomotive tester and enjoyed driving the locomotives. He was also the owner and operator of Kinney Electric. Craig loved spending time outdoors with his family and eating ice cream. He enjoyed dancing, weightlifting, martial arts and liked the challenge of fixing anything.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his wife of 25 years, Marguerite Timko-Kinney; two sons, Craig E. Kinney and Christian Kinney; two step-sons, Jamie Long and Jeremy Long. He was a loving grandfather “Pops” to Maliya Long and Caiden Kinney; three siblings, Brenda (Anton) Mandic, Deanna Fuller and Matthew (Jill) Kinney; two sisters-in-law, Valerie (Kevin) Shaffer and Kimberly (Angelo) Pontillo and several nieces and nephews.
A void will be forever felt by the staff, faculty and students at Marguerite’s Academy of Dance, where Craig was a constant
Friends may call at the Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. 4216 Sterrettania Rd., on Thursday from 4:00PM until the time of the prayer service there at 7:30 PM. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to either, The National Kidney Foundation 30 East 33rd. St. New York, NY 10016 or Limbs for Life 9604 N. May Ave Oklahoma City, OK 73120.