Iva Elizabeth (Littlefield) Kinney

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Searsport - Iva Elizabeth (Littlefield) Kinney, 81, of Searsport, went to be with her Lord on December 21, 2016. She was born on Cape Jellison, Stockton Springs, the 10th of 11 children born to John Jason and Georgia "Nellie" Emeral Littlefield. Iva grew up there until they moved to Searsport where she attended Searsport schools. Her husband and children built and maintained Kinney's Estate and Kinney's Construction in Searsport. Iva was famous for her home-made doughnuts, especially the glazed ones, which will be missed by the many people she shared them with. She even passed them out for treats at Halloween for years.
She and Max married in 1951 and had six children. She is survived by five of them, Deloris I. Merithew and husband Anthony of Searsport, Kathreen Ward and husband Douglas of Searsport, Barbara White and husband Timothy, Allen "Brent" Kinney and wife Theresa, Max R. Kinney and wife Linda; her brother Herman Littlefield; 20 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by both parents; her husband Max G. Kinney; a son Kenneth Kinney in 2015, five brothers, Harry, Delbert, Washington, Stellman and Luther; four sisters, Helen Dickey and husband Elmer, Margaret and husband Don Engburg, Josephine and husband Henry Clements, Jennie and husband Forest Sanborn.
Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, December 27th 2016, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. with funeral service at 1 p.m. at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast. Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Searsport. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.ripostafh.com.
Published on  December 24, 2016
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