MR. A. HARVEY HINKELL, 85 of 100 Walker St. North Adams, MA died Wednesday August 28, 2013 after a brief illness with his family at his side. He was born in North Adams, MA on January 11, 1928, son of John P. and Ada (LaChappelle) Hinkell. He attended the Notre Dame Parochial School. Harvey was a veteran of World War II and served in the US Merchant Marine. He was employed by the city of North Adams for over 40 years retiring as the superintendent of the highway department. Harvey was a member of the North Adams Elks. He was also a member of the North Adams American Legion, VFW and the AmVets. He enjoyed rabbit hunting. His wife, Viola (Davis) Hinkell died September 10, 2000. Survivors include nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews including John P. Hinkell of North Adams; Tim Hinkell of Greenfield; Marcella Hinkell of Raymond, ME; and Patrick Hinkell of Sterling, MA; Johno Hinkell, Kendra Hinkell, and Connor Hinkell, all of North Adams; and Alexis Rose Hinkell of Adams. His grandnephew, Damien Hinkell died on July 16, 2013. Two brothers and one sister are also deceased including Marcel Edgar Hinkell, Paul Hinkell, and Lucille Hinkell.
FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for A. Harvey Hinkell will be Tuesday September 3, 2013 at 7:00 PM at FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams. Burial will be at a later date in Southview Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are Tuesday from 4-7 PM. To send flowers, a gift basket, card or message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.