Date of birth: April 16, 1924, in Lowellville
Parents: Frank and Frances Kinkela
Siblings: Ann Rabosky and Frank Kinkela Jr. are deceased.
Spouse: The former Antoinette Delisio, whom he married June 5, 1948, at Holy Rosary Church in Lowellville, is deceased. They were married for 63 years.
Children: Patricia Romack of New Middletown; Barbara (Bob) Perry of Lowellville; Susan (Bill) DiTommaso of Hilliard, Ohio; and Al (Michele) Kinkela Jr. of Poland.
Education: 1942 graduate of Lowellville High School
Employment: He retired in 1986 after working for 38 years at Sharon Steel Corporation.
Memberships: Lowellville Golf League, Lowellville Senior Citizens, and was a bowler; Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, Lowellville
Military service: He is a U.S. Army veteran and served under General George Patton with the 778th antiaircraft unit half tracks in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.
Other information: In September 1994 he made a hole-in-one on hole 18 at the Hickory VFW Golf Course in Sharon.
Date and location: A family celebration took place April 19 at Gianna’s Catering in Lowellville.