A Mass of Christian Burial for James Kinsella was offered today in Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Lackawanna, after prayers in Charles F. McMahon Funeral Home. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Lackawanna.
Mr. Kinsella died Monday in his South Buffalo home after a long illness, three days shy of his 78th birthday.
A native of County Wexford, Ireland, he came to Buffalo in 1954.
He worked as a laborer out of Laborers Local 210 for 35 years, retiring in 1992.
Mr. Kinsella was a charter member of the Buffalo Irish Center and a member of Father Baker Council, Knights of Columbus, and the Ancient Order of Hibernians.
His wife, Patricia McGuire Kinsella, died in 1974.
Survivors include three sons, Thomas, Jamie and Kevin, all of Buffalo; and three grandchildren.