Viola Ball of Loch Sheldrake, NY, passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Orange Regional Medical Center. She was 71 years old. Viola was born on July 19, 1948 in Wheeling, West Virginia; she was the daughter of John and Bertha (Bibie) Hall.
As a young woman Viola attended Ulster Community College learning Bookkeeping. She enjoyed crocheting and was an avid reader. Raising her three boys was her livelihood. She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and aunt who will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by her sons, John Kinch and his fiancé Katherine Beck and Gilbert Kinch III; her sister, Virginia Kinch; her three grandchildren, Alexis Kinch, Johnathan Kinch and Jacob Michael Kinch; nephews, Russell Kinch, Raymond Kinch, Billy Kinch, Jerry Kinch; and her nieces, Corrie Kinch and Virginia Lee Kinch.
Viola was recently predeceased by her son Eugene Kinch.
Burial of Viola’s ashes will take place at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 2nd at Fantinekill Cemetery. A memorial gathering will immediately follow at John’s home in Loch Sheldrake.
In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the People’s Place in Kingston or a local food bank.