Thomas R. Kinsella, 81, of Hamden died Oct. 11, 2013.
He was the beloved husband of Margaret Carey Kinsella and the loving father of Raymond F. Kinsella of Wallingford, Deborah Capone (Joseph) of Guilford, Sharon Kinsella, Maureen Kinsella and Tara Blazi, all of Hamden. He is aso survived by his cherished grandchildren Joseph Capone (Lindsay), Thomas Capone, Frank Blazi, Jr., Daniel Blazi and Christopher Blazi and was predeceased by sisters Gloria Kinsella and Helen Callanan.
Thomas was born in New Haven on March 11, 1932, the son of the late Raymond F. and Helen G. Ryan Kinsella. He retired as a Sergeant after many years with the New Haven Police Department.
Funeral from Sisk Brothers Funeral Home, 3105 Whitney Ave., Hamden, Thursday at 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at in St. Rita Church at 11 a.m. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 9-10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his honor can be made to Clelian Adult Day Care, 261 Benham St., Hamden 06514 or to Autism Speaks, C/O Data Support, 1060 State Rd., 2nd floor, Princeton, NJ 09854. www.siskbrothers.com