Robert Kinsley Obituary, Death – On Thursday evening, Robert Kinsley, who resided in Stroud Township, Pennsylvania, passed away while getting hospice care at his residence. He had been in failing health for some time. Before she passed away, he had spent the better part of 63 years of his life married to his wife, Doris (Doll) Kinsley. He was commonly referred to as “Doll.” He was a longtime resident of Monroe County and the only child of Clayton and Marian (Card) Kinsley, both of whom predeceased him. He was an only child. He was the only kid of his parents and was the only child to be born on September 3rd in Scranton.
In the beginning of his career, he worked at the Pocono Record as a pressman for a period of time. After that, in the year 1968, he and his wife took over the family business, which at the time was known as Kinsley’s Market and had been started by his father in the year 1950. Bob remained an integral part of the day-to-day operations of Kinsley’s Shoprite up until this year, when he stepped down from his position. Bob was known throughout the years as an honorable and devoted member of his community, and as a result, he was awarded a number of accolades in recognition of his service. He was active in the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Tannersville, where he was a member of the congregation’s council, the finance committee, and the ushering staff. He spent 49 years as a Tannersville Lions Club member, during which time he held the positions of past president, vice president, and recording secretary at the organization.
In Stroud Township’s Lodge #1106 of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, he was a member for many years. He belonged to the B.P.O. Elks Lodge #319, which is located in East Stroud. In addition to that, he served as vice president of Affiliated Foods and as president of the board of directors for Wyoming Valley Distributors. He was also a member of the Pocono Township Planning Commission. In addition to his wife, he is survived by their two children, Doris D. Kinsley-Jacoby and her husband Richard, as well as Christopher S. Kinsley, Sr. and his wife Margaret; two grandsons, Christopher S. Kinsley, Jr. and his wife Angela, and Robert Kinsley and his wife Kayla; two step-grandsons, Jason Jacoby and Jacob Jacoby; and five great-grandchildren, Nora, Christopher III, Sophia, Everly, and Olivia. His wife