is with a profound sense of personal loss that we
must announce the Home Going of John (Jack) Kinsella
Thursday, March 14, 2013. Thankfully, the loss of
this wonderful friend and colleague is but a blip –a
momentary pause— in the context of Eternity. He is
where we all would want to be if we could but truly
comprehend the Glory that awaits the Believer in
Jack was a friend that always strove to put forward
the Gospel Message, and he did so in creative and
unique ways that none others could. His prolific
writing, backed by research done almost exclusively
by him, alone, was nothing short of flabbergasting
too many lesser mortals –like me. Yet he seemed to
easily manage doingother things of astounding accomplishment,
such as writing much of the news text for his friend
Hal Lindsey, who presents The Hal Lindsey Report
each week. Jack always took time to honor the
requests of friends, such as when I asked him to
write a foreword for my book The American
His widely distributed daily electronic, journal of
Omega Letter, was , it seemed to me, each a
masterpiece of issues and events analyzed under the
microscope of God’s prophetic Word. Thankfully, The
Omega Letter archives are voluminous, and
structured in ways that will provide godly wisdom
and a research data base until Christ’s Return.
following is Jack’s initial obituary released
through The Omega Letter of March 15, 2013.
It reflects the quality of the man Jack was, and
just how great is our loss and Heaven’s gain.
Michael Kinsella was born October 7, 1952 in Fort
Erie Ontario and went home to be with the Lord March
14, 2013 at 12:30 pm at the age of 60.
Son of the
late, Jack Kinsella and Doris Kinsella (Winn).
John lived his
life as a hero beginning at age 10 when he received
the Carnegie award for heroism. In 1969, John signed
up to the US Marines at the tender age of 16 where
he served until 1975 receiving an honorable
discharge. During his service for the Marines, John
also had a battle with cancer and won. He then began
his career in law enforcement in North Texas
reaching the rank of Captain before the age of 30.
He then headed back to his hometown of Fort Erie
where he dedicated his life to the service of the
Lord Jesus Christ preaching, teaching and mentoring
until the Lord took him from this world to grant him
his heavenly rewards.
survived by his wife, partner and best friend Gayle
Kinsella (Snyder). His brothers, Roy, Walter and
Tony Kinsella, his sisters Jacqueline Anderson,
Barbara Dumelie and Georgina Wisbey and all of their
children, who greatly admired their Uncle “Johnny”.
behind six children, Karen Velemirovich (Mike), John
Kinsella, Charlyn Fischer, Richard Kinsella (Nikki),
Michael Fischer (Kerilyn) and Jessica Cook to whom
he freely shared all his accumulated wisdom. John
loved and enjoyed all of his 9 grandchildren,
Hannah, Jacob, Michael, Taya, Bailey, Sarah,
Tristan, Lorilai and Natasha.
John was also
a loving cousin and nephew to the Opatovsky, Pooler,
Spear and James Families.
John lived his
life to the absolute fullest and made every moment
count. Being ready at all times to give an answer
for the hope that was in him. --Terry