Brendan James Kinney
It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce Brendan Kinney’s passing at the tender age of 20.
Brendan was born and raised a Yukoner. He was a gentle, caring, thoughtful, sensitive and compassionate young man. He was a huge music lover, video game slayer, and historian master. He had an uplifting and unique sense of humor. He enjoyed joking around, music, video games, rifles, the outdoors, and spending time with his family and friends.
If you had the opportunity to meet him you would have found a fast friend, always with a smile and comforting manner.
His parents are very proud of the young man he was becoming. His uplifting personality gave his family much laughter over the years. He was an awesome big brother who always kept an eye on his little sister. His practical jokes, goofy faces, and expressions will be greatly missed.
He leaves behind his mom, Linda Powers, his dad Brad Kinney; and the light of his life, his sister Tyra Powers-Chippett. He also leaves behind many friends and family both in the Yukon and in Alberta.
All are welcome to a Celebration of his Life on Tuesday August 19th at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre in the Longhouse Room, 1171 Front Street. The Celebration will begin at 2:00 p.m. If you would like you are welcome to bring photos to share. After the service we will have a burning ceremony of letters for Brendan in the fire pit. If you would like to take part please bring a letter you have written for him.