— Jean Kinney went home to the Lord on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Andover Subacute Care Center. She was 90. Jean was born in Whitehaven, England to William and Florence Berridge and immigrated to the US in 1929. Jean resided in Newton, for 54 years, and previously in Sparta. She was an elder and active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Sparta for 77 years. Jean was a member of the Presbyterian women, and many other church ministries, as well as the Sparta Women’s Club. Jean is predeceased by her husband Ralph S. Kinney and son, Ralph J. (Jim) Kinney. Surviving is her sister; Viola Czarnecki of Hackettstown, NJ. Daughter in law, Lillian L. Kinney of Hampton Township, Grandchildren Kerry Kinney and husband Gil Bakal, and James Kinney, Great Grandsons, Fisher and Miles Bakal, all of NYC. Family and friends were invited Saturday, October 28,2017 to First Presbyterian Church of Sparta, followed by a Celebration of Life service. Interment followed in Newton Cemetery. Memorial donations are being accepted to First Presbyterian Church of Sparta 32 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871 or Compassionate Care Hospice 350 Sparta Ave Sparta, NJ 07871.