Maurice "Moe" Kinney
Age: 45 • Milton
Maurice "Moe" Kinney, 45, resident of Milton, VT passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 13th in Burlington, VT. He was born in Farmington, ME on August 29th, 1971. He was the son of Janet and the late Parker Kinney of Jay, ME.
After graduating with honors from Jay High School, Maurice graduated from Bates College, Bachelor of Science, Economics. Maurice then attended U.M.O. and graduated summa cum laude, Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering. Maurice was employed at IBM Burlington and later at Global Foundries, Essex Junction, VT. Maurice was a strong advocate of 1st and 2nd amendment rights and was very active in the Vermont political landscape and was quite well known for his activism there. Maurice was also an active member of Toastmasters International and was the Division "G" Director of the New Hampshire and Vermont clubs.
Survivors include his mother Janet Kinney of Jay, ME, his nephew, Alan Dawes and his wife Nicole of Leeds, ME; his niece Heather Gulliver, her husband Nicholas and their son Ace of Wilton, ME, an Uncle, Neil Kinney and his wife Patricia of Jay, ME; many cousins and innumerable friends.
Maurice was predeceased by his father, Parker Kinney and his sister, Shannon Kinney Dawes as well as several Aunts.
There will be neither a memorial nor graveside service. In lieu of kind deeds, please hug your loved ones and if desired, donate to local charities.
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Published by The Burlington Free Press on Jul. 25, 2017.