Paul J. Kinsella

Paul Joseph Kinsella, 47, formerly of Fairfield, died Nov. 30, 2010.

Born in Bridgeport, he was a graduate of St. Pius X School and Notre Dame High School. He was a longtime member of Local 777 Pipefitters' Union.

Survivors include a daughter, Kristen Kinsella of Liberal, Kan.; his father, William E. Kinsella of Fairfield; a sister-in-law, Robin Kinsella of Waitsfield, Vt.; his former companion, Melinda Gavan, and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his mother, Marguerite McKeon Kinsella, and brother, Christopher Kinsella.

There are no calling hours and burial in St. Thomas Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made to a trust fund for his daughter, Kristen, in care of the Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home, 50 Reef Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. To send an online condolence, visit