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Theresa B. Kinyon, registered nurse, hospital volunteer

Oct. 14, 1926 – April 27, 2013

LOCKPORT – Theresa B. Kinyon, of Lockport, a registered nurse and hospital volunteer, died Saturday in Briody Health Care Facility after a brief illness. She was 86.

Born Theresa Balling in the City of Tonawanda, she was a graduate of Tonawanda High School and the Buffalo General Hospital School of Nursing.

She was a nurse at Buffalo General Hospital, where she met her future husband when he was a patient, then worked as a nurse at Lockport Memorial Hospital until she left to raise a family.

Later, she was a volunteer in the hospital’s gift shop.

Mrs. Kinyon was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society. She also was a Girl Scout leader and enjoyed bowling in several women’s leagues at Allie Brandt Lanes.

Two of her sons, Gary and Carl, are members of the Lockport Bowling Association Hall of Fame.

Also surviving are her husband of 64 years, Roy E.; another son, Bruce; and a daughter, Kathryn Schultz.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. John the Baptist Church, 168 Chestnut St.