1954 - 2023
VisitationMay 15, 2023
The Dolan Fuenral Home
FuneralMay 16, 2023
New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetry, Boscawen, NH
Alfred J. Kinney entered eternal rest on May 8, 2023 at home with his family by his side after a
courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Lowell on February 20, 1954, son of the late
Milton and Dorothy (Ramsay) Kinney.
Al was extremely proud serving his country as a United States Marine during the Vietnam era
and spent time in Thailand, Laos, and Japan. His favorite quote was “Once a Marine, always a
He worked for various paving companies throughout his life previously owning Kinney Trucking
and Alco Paving Co. He was passionate about animals and you never knew what Al would
bring home. His current herd included dogs, goats, chickens, ducks and birds. He could usually
be found on the front porch or “in his office” with his coffee, a cigarette and a tall tale to tell that
usually included “having one good one left in him”.
Al is survived by his fiance of 22 years, Sandra Gervais and says she was the love of his life.
He is also survived by his children Christopher and Courtney Kinney; his siblings and their
spouses, Diana (Wes) Beckwith, Ronald (Shirley) Jacques, Brenda (Bob) Leclair, Robert
(Marcie) Kinney, Anna (Mark) Corey, Robin Chaisson, Scott (Martha) Kinney, Francis (Nicole)
Kinney, Ronald (Maureen) Kinney and Mark (Charlene) Kinney. As well as sisters in law Joyce
Kinney and Kathy (Bob) Nelson. He is also survived by Sandie’s children, whom he considered
his family, Danielle and her husband Robert Plourde and their daughter Kaylee, JoJo Gervais
and her fiance DJ Weingarten. As well as 8 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by his children Jamie Lynn, Shawn and Patrick Kinney and siblings Charlotte
(Kinney) (Humphrey) Reed, Milton Kinney, Richard Kinney and John Kinney.
His most cherished times were in the barn or weekly trips to Tractor Supply with Kaylee. He
enjoyed teaching her about their animals. He had a special bond with Kaylee and loved being
her Papa Kinney.
Visiting hours will be held Monday, May 15, 2023 from 3-7PM at Dolan Funeral Home, Chelmsford, MA. Funeral Tuesday, May 16, 2023 12:00 Noon at New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, NH. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to an organization of your choice that
supports Veterans or animals.
11 Condolences for Alfred J. Kinney
Al you will be missed i enjoyed talking to you over the years i knew you. we had some good laughs rest in peace my friend
GERALD J MERCIER
The last time I saw you I asked you to open the gate for me when I arrive.
See you there.
One great brother-in-law had many good times and laughs through out the years will miss him greatly rest in peace
Many childhood memories with Al. R.I.P.
When you get to the gates Al just tell the Marne standing guard you’re here for changing of the guard,Sir ! Semper Fi,Brother.
You were my go to guy. I will miss you greatly my friend.
Al u where always the best! Wish I could’ve been there too say fly high. Ty for ur kindness with family & friends. God really knows how to pick the good!
Good bye my friend, may you rest in peace
Many fond memories! RIP Al!
Last time I saw Al he said “it goes by quick doesn’t it”. So true. Will miss you my friend.
Rest in Peace