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Emily Jane KINKLEY


News Death Notice

KINKLEY, Emily Jane Emily Jane Kinkley of Basking Ridge, NJ died on March 27, 2014, at age 95. She was born in Middletown, OH to Arthur L. and Marjorie E. (Starkey) Robinson. After receiving a bachelor's degree in education at Miami University, Oxford, OH, she taught in the early 1940s at Roosevelt Junior High School, Middletown, OH, where she met Harold Vernon Kinkley (1917-2002), a fellow teacher. They married in 1944. After World War II, Emily and Harold moved to Champaign, IL and in 1983 to Sequim, WA. Emily moved to New Jersey in 2002. In Champaign-Urbana, Emily was a devoted mother, den mother, and board member of the Cunningham Children's Home; in Sequim, an active member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood; in Bernardsville and Basking Ridge, a volunteer in the Healthy Bones program of the Senior Wellness Center. Survivors include her sons, Jeffrey Kinkley (with wife Susan) of Millington, NJ and Gregg Kinkley (with wife Laura) of Honolulu, HI, and two grandchildren. Emily was preceded in death by her sisters Robin Coddington of Middletown, OH and Marjorie Louise Roosa of Laguna Woods, CA. A memorial service will be held April 9, 11:00 a.m., at the Rowe-Lanterman Home for Funerals in Morristown, NJ. In lieu of flowers, the family recommends donations to the Somerset County Senior Wellness Center or the Community FoodBank of New Jersey

Funeral Home

Rowe-Lanterman Home For Funerals
71 Washington St Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 538-0520

Published in Journal-News on Mar. 31, 2014
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