DANBURY, Conn. – Paul A. Minigiello, an artist and designer from Danbury, died Monday, Oct. 19. He was 55.
Minigiello was a freelance art director and graphic artist. He belonged to the New York City Police Auxiliary and was also an active member of the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut in Danbury.
Locally, he completed design work for such organizations as the Ridgefield Theater Barn and the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, while notable clients when he was an art director for Simon & Schuster included Hilary Clinton and Stephen King, according to The News-Times .
He was raised in Rutherford, N.J., the son of Louis P. and Marion (Salvato) Minigiello.
Minigiello is survived by his children, Aria, of Norwalk; Julian and Niko, of Ridgefield; and his companion, Lisa Scails, of Danbury.
Other survivors include his siblings, Patricia Russell (predeceased by Gary), Dina Petronio (Mark), John (Mary Beth), Lisa Packen (Bobby) and Christie; nieces and nephews, Nicole, George, Brian, Samantha, Jesse, Darla, Jake, Griffin, Sophie, Drew and Trey. He is also survived by Lois Harrison and Isabel Ruperti.
A Celebration of Love and Life will be held Sunday, Nov. 1, from 2 to 5 p.m., 16 Carol St., Lake Waubeeka in Danbury.
Memorial donations can be made to the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, 287 Main St. Danbury, CT 06810 or online at www.artswesternct.org .
Arrangements were handled by Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home in Rutherford, N.J. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery, 340 Ridge Road, North Arlington, N.J.
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