Doris Kinney

Obituary of Doris G. Kinney

Doris G. Kinney, 81, of Northport, ME passed away peacefully on March 30, 2020 in Temple Terrace, FL., surrounded by her family. She was born on June 21, 1938, the daughter of Leslie and Christine (Irving) Grindle. Doris was predeceased by her parents, two sisters; Christine "Betty" Larrabee of Belfast, Evelyn McIntire of Belfast, and brother Leslie "Raymond" Grindle of Searsport. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, David Kinney of Northport, daughters Tammy Annis and husband Howard of Augusta, Terri Curtis and husband Greg of Belmont, and Penny Kinney of Augusta, Granddaughters Mindy Mathieu of Augusta, Shanna Barrows of Belmont, Natasha Jensen of Topsham, grandson Kyle Curtis of Dedham MA, and 9 great-grandchildren; Cooper Loiko, Adria Barrows, Brody Loiko, Benjamin Sidelko, Jenna Jensen, Jaelyn Jensen, Mackenzie Barrows, Josie Jensen, and Jaclyn Jensen, and many dear family and friends. Doris was a 60+ year member of the Rebecca Assembly of Maine, where she gained lifelong friendships with her sisters in both Monroe, and Searsport lodges. Doris enjoyed spending her retirement years traveling with her husband David and experiencing the world with him. Her favorite vacation spot was Australia. Her greatest enjoyment was being with her family. She could be found at every grandchild and great-grandchild's sporting event, concert, or theater performance. She was the biggest cheerleader for every person in her family. A high school basketball and softball player herself, she loved watching her Red Sox and Patriots teams bring home many championships. Some of her favorite hobbies were gardening, she had beautiful gardens around her house, baking and cooking, many people enjoyed grams yeast rolls, pies, cakes, her well known no-bake cookies, and home-cooked meals. She also enjoyed trips with their antique car, going to lunch with friends, attending church fairs, getting a great deal at a yard sale, shopping, painting, visiting friends who were housebound, and hosting many family gatherings/lobster bakes at their home overlooking the ocean. Doris was known for her resilience, her passion for life, her sense of humor, her wisdom, and her laugh. She will be greatly missed by so many. An announcement to follow for a summer memorial service at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home Belfast, Me. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.ripostafh.com 
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Saturday
15
August

visiting hours

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Riposta Funeral Home
182 Waldo Avenue
Belfast, Maine, United States
2073389191

Interment

Mt. Hope Cemetery
Back Searsport Road
Searsport, Maine, United States
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