Paul A. Minigiello, 55, of Danbury, Ct formerly of Rutherford NJ, passed away on October 19th 2015 after a brave battle with cancer. Beloved son of Louis P. and Marion (nee Salvato). Paul was an accomplished graphic artist and freelance art director, serving the design needs of many local businesses such as The Cultural Alliance and The Ridgefield Theater Barn, to name a few. He also served as a New York City Auxiliary Police Officer and was a devoted Soccer Club of Ridgefield coach for four years.  Devoted father of daughter Aria and sons Julian and Niko.  Dear brother of Patricia Russell and the late Gary, Dina Petronio and husband Mark, John and wife Mary Beth, Lisa Packen and husband Bobby, and sister Christie. Loving  Uncle of Nicole, George, Brian, Samantha, Jesse, Darla, Jake, Griffin, Sophie, Drew and Trey.  Also survived by Lois Harrison of Ridgefield, Isabel Ruperti of Oakland, NJ, and loving companion, Lisa Scails, of Danbury.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, 287 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810. www.artswesternct.org

Family will receive friends on Friday, October 23rd from 4 to 8pm at Calhoun Mania Funeral Home, 19 Lincoln Ave., Rutherford, NJ. Funeral Service will be held at 10:00am on October 24th at the Church of Saint Mary in Rutherford, with interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery,340 Ridge Road, North Arlington, NJ www.calhoun.mania.com

There will be a local Love & Life Tribute to Paul for all of his Connecticut friends; more information is available from Lois Harrison, 917-476-0222.