Paul J. Kinzel

Age 53 of Cherry Hill, NJ

On January 9, 2021, Paul passed away unexpectedly and peacefully at his home in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.  He was 53 years old.

He was a devoted and loving father of Samuel Grayson Kinzel age 8.  Sam was his life.  He spent all his free time building rockets, racing cars, playing outdoors, play games, reading with him and homeschooling.

Paul loved the ocean and outdoors. He loved going to the beach, swimming, waterskiing, snow skiing, mountain biking and tinkering with cars. He enjoyed watching sports and he cheered for his local teams.

Paul was an outreach advocate for AA and a source of support for many recovering members. He was very generous providing help for family and friends in need and assisted in anyway possible.  He was instrumental in helping his younger sister in getting her degree by caring for his nephew while she went to night school. He also, was a great support for our family by helping with our Grandmother with Dementia. He supported his older sister while she was going through a divorce.  And he often helped his mother in Connecticut.  He called her every day.

Paul was a member of Steam fitter’s Local 420 since 1995.  He loved his work and those he worked with.

He was survived by his son Samuel G. Kinzel, mother Marilyn B. Kinzel, his sisters Valerie Ashton and Susan Bonertz, several nieces and nephews, including grandniece and nephews.

Services for Paul will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Paul may be made to the Marine Mammal Stranding Station, 3625 Atlantic Brigantine Blvd, Brigantine, NJ 08203 (