Jennifer C. “Jen” Kinnarney
South Royalton, Vt. — Jennifer C. “Jen” Kinnarney, 20, died on Sunday, June 8, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. from injuries she sustained in a four-wheeler accident on June 7, 2014.
She was born Sept. 3, 1993, in Randolph, Vt. the daughter of James and Gloria (Brock) Kinnarney. She attended school in South Royalton and graduated from South Royalton High School in 2012. She also attended the Randolph Technical Career Center in Randolph, Vt. her junior year, enrolling in the Culinary Arts program and her senior year, she was a student in the Business Management program.
Jen was a pre-school teacher for the last two years at the Magic Mountain Children’s Center in South Royalton.. She also worked part time at the M & N Quick Stop in Royalton, Vt. while attending school.
She played soccer, basketball and softball in high school and was currently playing on the Sharon Streakers Women’s Softball team in Sharon, Vt. Jen enjoyed fishing, mudbogs, playing cribbage, four-wheeling and having a good time.
She made her home with her boyfriend, A.J. Potwin and her brother, Joe Kinnarney and his young son, Erik Kinnarney. Jen enjoyed helping to care for her nephew, Erik.
She is survived by her boyfriend, A.J. Potwin; her parents, Jim and Gloria Kinnarney; and her brothers, Joe and Jake Kinnarney all of South Royalton; a brother, Jamie Kinnarney of Randolph; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her paternal grandparents, John and Georgianna Kinnarney and maternal grandparents, Rollie and Lucy Brock.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, 300 VT RT 110, Chelsea, Vt. A graveside funeral service will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the Branch View Cemetery in South Royalton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Magic Mountain Children’s Center, P.O. Box 314, South Royalton, VT 05068. A private message of sympathy for the family can be shared at www.boardwayandcilley.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea, Vt.