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Frederick Paul Cavaliere

August 29, 1926 ~ January 12, 2018 (age 91)
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Frederick P. Cavaliere
CIA Finance Officer

Frederick P. Cavaliere, 91, of Melbourne, Florida died peacefully at his home
after a long illness on Friday, January 12,2018. Mr. Cavaliere was a native of
Uniontown, PA.

In 1951, he married Orlou Jean Sicina and left Uniontown for Washington, DC to
begin a lifetime of distinguished service to his country. He was a World War II Army
Paratrooper Veteran. He began his career at the Department of the Army at the
Pentagon while working towards a Bachelor’s Degree at Southeastern University in
Washington, DC. After receiving his degree, he joined the Central Intelligence
Agency and in 1955, was sent to Manila, Philippines on assignment where he spent
four years as a Finance Officer. He later served in Paris, Lima, Saigon, Okinawa, Taipei, Beirut,
and finally Bern, Switzerland. He returned to the US in 1975 to work in CIA
Headquarters in Langley, VA. His honors included the CIA Career Intelligence
Medal of Merit for exceptional achievement of 30 years of faithful service to
the U.S. Government.

After retiring from the CIA, he worked for USATREX International as a Diplomatic
Security Officer visiting and working with embassies in 72 countries. He retired
in 1995.

As well as being one of the greats of the greatest generation, Mr. Cavaliere is
also fondly remembered by friends and family for his warm and friendly
storytelling, ability to mix an exceptional vodka and tonic, and absolute
love and devotion to his wife and family. He is survived by his wife of 66
years, Orlou Jean Cavaliere, daughter Beth Arthur and her husband Greg of
Melbourne, son Marc Cavaliere and his wife Marianne of Boca Raton, and grandsons
MacKinley Arthur and Mitchell Cavaliere.

A funeral mass will take place 11:00 A.M. January 18, 2018 at St. John the Evangelist
Catholic Church in Viera. Friends are warmly invited to attend a visitation at
St. John’s one hour prior to the funeral mass. Entombment will take place at
Cape Canaveral National Cemetery. Friends are warmly invited to attend. Donations in Frederick's name to Hospice of St. Francis can be made by visiting or by calling 321-360-3456.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Hospice of St. Francis
1250 Grumman Pl, Titusville FL 32780
Tel: 1-321-269-4240

 Service Information

January 18, 2018

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St John the Evangelist Catholic Church
5655 Stadium Parkway
Melbourne, FL 32940

Funeral Mass
January 18, 2018

11:00 AM
St John the Evangelist Catholic Church
5655 Stadium Parkway
Melbourne, FL 32940

Military Honors
January 18, 2018

3:00 PM
Cape Canaveral National Cemetery
5525 US-1
Mims, FL 32754

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