Paul Bernard Marinello, 66, passed away Tuesday, December 28th, 2021 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Paul is survived by his mother, Lucy; his wife, Kathy; his three children, Kristian, Matthew, and Joseph; his sisters, Dellamarie and Jennifer; and his nephews and nieces, Francis, Bernard, Zephyr, and Lucy. He is predeceased by his father, Bernard, and his sister, Theresa. Paul was born in Queens, New York on July 28th, 1955. He graduated from the University of Albany in 1977 with a Business degree. He also completed a Physical Therapist Assistant degree in 2011 at St. Catherine University. He worked in business, technology, healthcare and even horse racing throughout his life. Paul was married to his wife Kathy on December 1st, 1979 in Dobbs Ferry, New York. Paul and his family lived and made friends in New York, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, and Illinois before moving back to Apple Valley, Minnesota in 2003. Paul played baseball and football in his youth and remained an avid fan of the New York Yankees and New York Giants. He watched many games together with his family and friends and got to see, in-person, the Yankees sweep the World Series in 1998. He attended the Giants’ NFC Championship Game at Lambeau Field in 2008 and celebrated their overtime victory together with his sons in subzero temperatures. Paul enjoyed watching his sons play sports of all kinds. He also enjoyed watching horse racing with his family. He was a skilled cook, with one of his signature dishes being chicken Parmesan with marinara made from scratch. He continued working with computers as a hobby and taught himself many different forms of coding, programming, and diagnostics. He enjoyed exercising, had an extensive collection of records and CDs, and listened to a wide variety of music but appreciated classic rock the most. He loved comedy movies of all kinds with The Addams Family and Duck Soup being two of his favorites. One of his favorite activities was getting together with his family, eating pizza, watching movies, and falling asleep before they ended. He will be missed by his family and friends. May he rest in peace.
A funeral service is scheduled for 11:00 AM on January 8th at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church,12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road in Apple Valley, MN. Visitation is at 10:00 - 11:00 AM. Boxed lunches will be provided after the service at the church. Memorials can be made in lieu of donations of flowers.
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