David J. Kinney
David J. Kinney, 86, of Tannersville, NY, passed away peacefully on Sept. 8, 2020. Dave was predeceased by his parents, Earl and Alta Kinney, 11 siblings, and his loving wife of nearly 40 years, Marilyn (Phelan) “Teeny” Kinney. He is survived by his sons, John (Anna) Kinney, Michael (Jacqueline) Kinney, and Wayne Kinney, along with grandchildren Peter (Jessica), Emma (Erin), Logan (Joseph), Alex (Sarah), and Mackenzie and great-granddaughter Everleigh, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, friends and others.
Dave was a longtime member and former Chief of the Tannersville Fire Department and Rescue Squad. and served as President of the Greene County Firemen’s Association. Dave was Cubmaster of Pack 54, a proud veteran of the United States Army, and a member of American Legion Post 165.
He retired from The Greene County Highway Department, and spent many summers doing maintenance at North-South Lake Campgrounds, Haines Falls.
Dave will be remembered for his kind, easygoing nature, his laughter and his smile, and his dedication to serving his community. He was an avid hunter, golfer and fisherman, always managing to reel in the “catch of the day”. His biggest joy was his family, especially his role as Grandpa “Zeke”.
Viewing will take place at Aston-Basagic Funeral Home, Hunter, NY, on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 2:00pm - 4:00pm and 7:00pm - 9:00pm. Mass will be held on Friday, Sept. 18 at 1:00pm at the same location. Appropriate face coverings will be required for both the viewing and the mass.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation to the Tannersville Fire Department and Rescue Squad in Dave’s memory. Donations may be sent to PO Box 671, Tannersville, NY 12485