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Edwina M. "Winnie" Kinda, 88, of Weirton, WV went home to be with the Lord on Saturday March 12, 2011. She was born on August 12, 1922 in Millsboro, PA, a daughter of the late Alexander Torrence and Martha Crago Torrence. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Moses Kinda on June 2, 1995; a great granddaughter, Nevaeh Brown; three brothers, Samuel Ray and Roy Torrence; three sisters, Goldie Cline, Kathryn Blake and Evelyn Dawson. A homemaker, Winnie previously worked during World War II as a Welder with the Dravo Company in Neville, Island, PA. She formerly was a member of the Weirton Christian Center's Mother's Club, and the Hancock County Senior Center. She is survived by her son, John L. "Stretch" Kinda and his wife Barb of Brilliant, OH; three daughters, Elizabeth "Betsy" Brown, Roberta "Bobbie" Dulaney and her husband Ronnie all of Weirton, WV, Paulette A. Frank and her husband, Dennis of Colliers, WV; four grandchildren, Angel, David, Brandy, and Zac; two great grandchildren, Mandi and Jessi. Visitation will be Monday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday. Pastor Lynn Yeso will preside. Interment will follow at Paris Cemetery, Paris, PA Share tributes at www.grecohertnick.com

Memories Timeline


  1. to Paulette, sisters Bobbie, Betsy, brother Stretch, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time, your Mom was so sweet, I know she meant the world to you, and you will miss her so much, she had the unconditional love of a wonderful family to be with all these years and her spirit will live on in you forever

  2. Dear Paulette, My condolences to you and your family. It’s hard to lose a loved one. My prayers are with you. Shirley

  3. To the Kinda Family, We are sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Your mom and dad were wonderful people. May she rest in peace. Love, The Simich Family

  4. Paulette, Bobbie and the Kinda family, Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. There is such a profound sense of loss when losing a parent, especially a mother who has been the loving center of a family. I did not have the opportunity to meet your mother, but have heard wonderful stories and have met her lovely children and grandchildren. May our Lord comfort you in the coming days. You will be in our prayers. Jeanie and Jennifer McHenry

  5. Paulette, Dennis & family I’m saddened to read of your mom’s passing. I know it was sudden but rest assured she’s at peace & with the Lord. Keeping your family in my prayers. Rhonda

  6. To Betsy, Bobby, Paulette & Stretch I was saddened to hear about your mothers passing. Please except my deepest Sympathy for your loss. The pain you feel when losing your mom is unlike no other. Just treasure all the memories that you have made during the years and May God help you through and bring you comfort. She was a great lady and I remember all the fun times my sisters and I spent at her home as we were growing up. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless Love Willika (Gill) Smiar

  7. I will miss Winnie and her wonderful smile she shared everytime I saw her. I enjoyed her at the Tenants Club Dinners and when she could not join us, I had the privilege of taking the dinner to her room. She and her kitty were always waiting. I’ve only known her for two years, but I will miss her. Know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. God called a beautiful lady home. She will be missed!

  8. Betsy, Bobbie, Paulette & Stretch i would like to send my condolences on your mothers passing and i will keep you all in my prayers

  9. My heart and thoughts go out the family during this time. May you remember her goodness and may it bring you joy.

  10. Stretch,Betsy,Paulette,and Bobbie, I’m so sorry for your loss. You all were so special to me in different times of my life. I know your parents meant so much to you all, especially your MOM. She was a very special lady and she will be missed. GOD BLESS U ALL AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME. I will keep you all in my prayers. With sympathy and love, Cindy

  11. My condolences to you Paulette, Bobby and your family. May your happy memories help you through the loss of your Mother. May she rest in peace. Love and God Bless, Joanne, Lori’s Mom

  12. Dear Paulette, Bobbie & families: With our deepest sympathy to you all at this very difficult time; it is so hard to lose our loved ones. May she rest in peace. Vicki & Terry

  13. Paulette and family, So sorry to hear about your mom. I have great memories of being at your house. Your mom was a very special woman and I know you will cherish all the wonderful memories. Take care, and God’s blessing on you during this difficult time.

  14. Betsy, Bobbie, Paulette,and Stretch Please accept my deepest Sympathy in the passing of your mother. I have known your mother since I was a little girl attending activities at the Christian Center on North End. She was always so nice, kind hearted, and friendly. She welcomed us kids into her home without any reservations. She will be greatly missed by all who came in contact with her. May God’s love for his children be a comfort for the family durning this trying and difficult time of sorrow. May she Rest In Peace.

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