Gerald D. Jerry Kinsley

July 14, 1946 - April 24, 2012

Gerald D. Jerry Kinsley, 65, of Nazareth died unexpectedly on April 24, 2012. He was the husband of Janet L. Kinsley and celebrated 37 years of marriage last June 29.

Jerry was born July 14, 1946 in Pierre, SD, son of Martha Koskan Kinsley of Murdo, SD, and the late Kenneth Kinsley. He was a mechanical engineer for Granite Services Inc. He travelled extensively all over the world for his work. He and his wife lived in Saudi Arabia for 14 years while he was employed by Aramco.

Survivors: Besides his wife and mother he is survived by two sons, Richard Kinsley and wife Toni, Coplay Daniel Kinsley and wife Diana, South Orange, NJ; four grandchildren: Christian, Madison, Noah, Adrian; sisters, Sharon Tisher and husband Wendell, Pierre SD, Marilyn Strait and husband Chuck, White River SD, Brothers, Robert Kinsley and wife Lynn, Murdo SD, Ronald Kinsley and wife Donna, Murdo, SD. Pre-deceased sister Janet Degoyer.

Services: Services are Monday, April 30, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Reichel Funeral Home, 220 Washington Park, Nazareth. Burial is in Hope Cemetery Hecktown. Calling hours are Monday 9 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Contributions: In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Heart Association c/o the funeral home

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Rowie Welch writes, Diana Kinsley called to say that Jerry Kinsley of Ras Tanura, worked up north in Safania, etc., has passed. Janet wants me to tell you of this.  Diana would like all of Jerry's buddy's to know too.  If you wish, please pass this on to his friends, working friends, camping friends, RT friends, Abqaiq friends and sorority friends and just anyone that knew a wonderful friend. Janet's email is Her address is 4515 Foxtail Dr., Nazareth, Pa. 18064.

3 Comments for “Gerald D. Jerry Kinsley”

  1. Gravatar of Hal and Norma ManasaHal and Norma Manasa
    Posted Tuesday, May 01, 2012 at 4:28:39 PM

    Dear Janet and family:
    We are so sorry to learn of Jerry's passing. We remember fondly your kindness to us when our son, Alex, was born in Dhahran and you made that prayerful crosstitch for him (which he still has). Jerry and you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    With warmest condolences,
    Hal & Norma Manasa and family

  2. Gravatar of Pat (Leach) StewartPat (Leach) Stewart
    Posted Wednesday, May 02, 2012 at 6:56:05 PM

    Dear Jan,
    So sorry to hear of your loss. Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family. Aramco made us all family. I know it is a hard time for you now. Take comfort in your wonderful memories of Gerry and your life together.
    Pat Leach Stewart

  3. Gravatar of Mary MannMary Mann
    Posted Monday, May 14, 2012 at 7:40:43 PM

    Dear Janet,
    I was so sorry to hear about your husband's death at sorority tonight. It is so hard to loose someone so unexpectedly. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Sincere sympathy,
    Love your sorority sister,

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