Brian L. Kinnear Sr., 51, of Keene NH, formerly of Plaistow NH, Townsend MA & Wilmington MA, passed away peacefully while sleeping on Tuesday, July 4, 2023, in the comfort of his home after a brief period of declining health.
Brian was born a son to the late Joanna M. (Oliver) and Ralph E. Kinnear Jr. on April 8, 1972, in Winchester MA. He was educated at Shawsheen Technical School in Billerica MA class of 1991. Brian continued his education at Bunker Hill Community College earning his associates degree in Culinary Arts. Brian enjoyed his lifelong career as a chef working at many restaurants and managing kitchens at assisted living homes throughout his life in NH & MA.
Mr. Kinnear is survived by his two children, Brian Kinnear Jr., of Cranston RI, and Kayla E. Kinnear, of Woburn MA, along with his significant other of 13 years, Mary L. Perley of Keene NH. He is also survived by his three siblings, James Hibbins & Ralph Kinnear III of Wilmington MA, and Joanna Faulkner of Hampton Beach NH, along with Aunt Debby, Cousins Cathy, and Ted of Wilmington MA. Brian is pre-deceased by his Uncle Ted & Cousin Michael of Wilmington MA.
A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 S. Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. www.cheshirefamilyfh.com. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Hospital.