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Jack Kinsey

March 24, 1931 — September 11, 2020

Jack Kinsey


Jack Brooks Kinsey, 89, of Ligonier, passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020, at Latrobe Area Hospital.

He was born on March 24, 1931 in Ligonier, to the late Ford F. and Mabel (Jones) Kinsey,  Sr. He was the widower of Sally W. (Wolford) Kinsey, who passed away in 1983 and Marian E. (Leventry) Kinsey, who passed away in 2011.

Jack was a former owner and operator of the Ford F. Kinsey & Sons, Inc. He was a member of the Ligonier Valley Historical Society, the Laughlintown Protective Association, the Western PA Conservancy, and Rails to Trails.

He is survived by two children, Kris S.(Sue) Kinsey and Debra K. (Phillip) Ott; three step-children, James E. (Debbie) Leventry, Anne (Ken) Leventry, and Elaine (Daniel) Papinchak; five grandchildren, Michael Hart, Stephanie (Brian) Reighard, Alyssa (Kevin) Mulhollen, Olivia Ott, and Megan Ott; step-grandchildren Courtney (Frank) Papinchak and Kelsey (Ricky) Papinchak; three great-grandchildren Madison and Mackenzie Reighard, and Asher Mulhollen; two brothers, Ray C. Kinsey and Larry L. Kinsey; numerous nieces and nephews, extended family, and his beloved canine companion Caleigh.

In addition to his parents and spouses, Jack was preceded in death by a son Timothy B. Kinsey in 2011; two brothers, Ford F. Kinsey, Jr. and Rex B. Kinsey; and a sister, Emogene Stoecklein.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions the family has requested all services to be private. Interment in Ligonier Valley Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ligonier Valley Meals on Wheels, 107 S. Market Street, Ligonier, PA 15658 or to Latrobe Area Hospital Charitable Foundation, Excela Health Hospice, 1 Mellon Way, Latrobe, Pa 15650

Arrangements entrusted to the Snyder-Green Funeral Home, 402 E. Church Street, Ligonier, 724-238-2611. Online condolences can be given at

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