Alan J. Kiniry


Kiniry, Alan Lee - 59, Johnstown, passed away peacefully in his sleep after a brave battle with cancer on July 10, 2019. Born April 19, 1960 in Johnstown. Son of Gerald and Marlene (Schmidt) Kiniry. Preceded in death by his sister Patty. Alan is survived by his parents; his beloved fiancée Missy Brodt; his sisters, Lynn Dugger, and Gerry RORABAUGH (Bradley) and stepson Justin Haight and wife Becca. Alan will be missed by all who knew and loved him, especially his extended family, Paul and Anita Brodt, JJ & Sarah Vasilko, Julie & Phil Reitnauer, and the true loves of his life, Jillian, Logan, and Carson. After graduating from Bishop McCort High School Alan joined the Navy, and proudly served his country as a Naval Photographer for 21 years and was active during the war in the Persian Gulf. Alan was currently employed by the U.S. Postal Service, and worked at the Windber office. Alan was a member of the VFW, Elks, and the American Legion; and was an active member at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church. Alan will be remembered most for his easy going and giving personality. He loved spending time with those who he loved, he enjoyed collecting antiques, and tinkering in the yard. Alan loved Halloween and decorating for the holidays. At Alan's request there will be no viewing. Friends and family will be received from 10-11 am on Saturday, July 13 at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church with a memorial service to follow the visitation. Pastor Scott Klimke, officiating. In accordance with Alan's wishes the United States Navy will be providing a burial at sea. In lieu of flowers, donations in Alan's memory can be made to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave. Windber, PA 15963. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 1521 Frankstown Rd., "Exclusive Provider of Veterans and Family Memorial Care." Condolences may be made at
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Your cousin, Rosemary
Jul 12, 2019
Jerry & Mitzi - Was so sorry to hear about your children. A friend in Johnstown emailed me. I was so sad to hear about it.
John McGrath
Jul 12, 2019
I’ll always remember Alan like this photo from the McCort 1978 yearbook...with a camera in his hand. He lived his dream of traveling the world as a photographer. God bless, my friend.
Robin Adolph Pardella
Jul 12, 2019
A great loss to all who loved and knew him. Praying for the family. May God strengthen you and fill you with His grace.
Michele Kondash-Kolenovic
Jul 11, 2019
May you soar with angels and ALWAYS know You will leave a void in our life..
Kim and Don Thomas
Jul 11, 2019
Rest easy my friend. I will never forget how bravely you faced your illness, smiling through it all. We know how tough it was on both you and Missy. Such a good guy...gone too soon💔
Jack & Janis
Jul 11, 2019
We so enjoyed being on different committees with Alan over the years and became friends with him. We will all miss him.
Bob Sabol
Jul 11, 2019
Peace be with you my friend!
Gordy Haluska
Jul 11, 2019
Alan - I'll always remember singing/playing guitar at your fun parties that you and Missy had. My condolences go out to your family and friends. May you rest in peace.