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Mary Kinville

May 20, 1920 — March 2, 2017

Mary E. Kinville, age 96, of Saranac Lake, died Thursday, March 02, 2017 at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid where she had been a resident since 2008.

Born in Saranac Lake, New York on May 20, 1920, she was the daughter of Alfred and Anna (Burns) Pratt. Mary married Earl Kinville on September 16, 1946 in St. Bernard's Church. He predeceased her on October 26, 1993.

Mary was a lifelong resident of Saranac Lake. She graduated from Saranac Lake High School and Champlain Valley Nursing School becoming a registered nurse. Mary was an RN at the General Hospital of Saranac Lake, Dr. Anthony Gederoz, and Will Rogers until her retirement. Following her retirement she did private duty nursing for several years. Mary loved her family and said her Rosary every day for whoever was in need.

She is survived by her daughter Mary Mayberry of Lake Placid, NY, her daughter Tharon Giombetti and her husband Donald of Marlboro, MA, her son Earl Kinville, Jr. and his wife Margaret of Baldwinsville, NY; 9 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. She was predeceased in death by her mother, father and son-in-law Joel Mayberry.

Calling hours will take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home on Monday, March 6, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 AM on Tuesday March 7, 2017at St. Bernard’s Church with Rev. C.J. McAvoy officiating. Burial will take place at St. Bernard Cemetery in Saranac Lake in the spring.

Friends wishing to remember Mary E. Kinville may make memorial contributions to Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at
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