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Dolores Kindl

September 13, 1932 ~ September 10, 2018 (age 85)

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Dolores kindl was born on September 13th, 1932 and passed away on Monday, September 10th, three days before her 86th birthday.

She was born in Brooklyn, New York to her parents, Nicholas and Zaira Pellechia.  She had three brothers, Fred, Raymond, and Herbie Pellechia, and one sister, Gloria Sucher, along with numerous nieces and nephews that she loved very much.

She was preceded in death by her husband Frederick Andrew Kindl. They were happily married for 38 years.

She is survived by her only daughter, Karen Proferes, Karen’s husband John, along with two grandchildren, Jonathan Frederick Proferes, and Lorelle Dee Proferes, and a great grandchild, Dominic John proferes.

Dee Moved to Cocoa Beach from Las Cruses, New Mexico in 1966 with her husband Fred who was working for the Apollo Program.

Dee was an artist and studied commercial and fine art, portrait painting, oriental flower arranging, and sculpture throughout the United States for over 20 years in numerous schools. She loved Oriental art and also studied Oriental flower arranging and gardening.

Dee and her husband Freddy loved music.  Fred was a professional drummer for many years before joining Kennedy Space Center to work for the Apollo program.

Dee and Freddy were also Porsche enthusiasts. Both were very active in the Porsche club of America. Dee held the title of president of the Space Coast Region for 2 years.

In addition to her love for art, music, and Porsches, she enjoyed reading, the beach, card games (poker), and horse racing.

Dee was also a member of the Elks lodge in Cocoa Beach, where she met many new friends.

 Dee was fun loving, compassionate and always putting the needs of others before herself. She touched so many hearts through her lifetime and will be so dearly missed. One of a kind!

Services will be held at Our Saviour’s Catholic Church in Cocoa Beach on Thursday, October 4th at 4:00 P.M. Immediately following services at the church a Celebration of life service will be held at her daughters house, 34 Danube River Drive, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to the ELKS lodge #2387 Charitable trust 175 N. Brevard Avenue, Cocoa Beach, 32931

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Memorial Mass
October 4, 2018

4:00 PM
Church Of Our Saviour
5301 N Atlantic Ave
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931

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