Frederick W Kelly Jr.

August 30, 1934January 19, 2013

Frederick W. Kelly, Jr., 78, died Saturday (1/19) in Palm Bay Hospital. A native of Syracuse, New York, he came to the Palm Bay area in Nov 1994 from Syracuse. He as a Lutheran and had retired after 42 years from Carrier Air Conditioning Company where he had been employed in maintenance. He was a veteran of WWII having served in the Marines. He had been a volunteer with the Palm Bay Health First Auxiliary since 2001 and was a member of the Elks Lodge here in Melbourne and the Barefoot Bay Marine Corps League.

Predeceased by two children William Kelly, III, Colleen Meadows and brother James; survivors include his wife Flora; three sons: Burt of Syracuse, NY, Brian of Mathews, NC, Stephen Slingerland also of Syracuse, NY; daughter: Nancy Moran of Syracuse, NY; brother: Paul of Palm Bay; two sisters: Margy Kelly of Palm Bay, Wendy Eberline of Newburgh, Indiana; and five grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Wednesday (1/23) at 3:00 PM at the Fountainhead Funeral Chapel. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1:00 until time of service on Wednesday. Interment will follow in Fountainhead Memorial Park. For friends who wish, the family suggests memorial donations to the Health First Foundation, 1350 S. Hickory St., Melbourne, FL 32901. Fountainhead Funeral Home is in charge of services.


  • Visitation Wednesday, January 23, 2013
  • Service with Military Honors Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Frederick W Kelly Jr.

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Nancy Coykendall-Hinds

February 19, 2013

Flo, I just heard from Kelley Melfi that Fred died. I'm so sorry for your loss.
Blessings to you and your family.
Nancy Coykendall Hinds

bob,snuggy.cuddles thren

February 1, 2013

we will miss him always had a smile and a laugh

Rachel Terry

January 28, 2013

Flo, deepest sympathy on the death of your beloved husband Fred. May God's love surround you and provide comfort in knowing your Fred is with Him. I know you are in the prayers of many and my hope is that the love you have shared will be returned. Rachel

Susan Wilson

January 24, 2013

Flo,Sorry to hear of Fred. I can still picture him on the driveway as Fluffy & I ride by on my bike! He will be surely missed....Susan

January 23, 2013

To Flo and Family, I am terribly sorry to hear about Fred's passing. He was a wonderful man and always went out of his way to make me feel like I was part of the family. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone,
Much love,
Denise Kelly-Ballard

Chrissy Karst

January 22, 2013

My deepest sympathy Flo, Steve and to the entire family, you are all in our thoughts and prayers ..

James Choice

January 22, 2013

Flo, sorry to hear about Fred, we will miss Fred my deepest sympathy goes to you and your family

Nancy Cartwright

January 22, 2013

Flora, I'm so sorry for your loss. We are all thinking of you.

Marsha Steele

January 22, 2013

Flo, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you.

Kelly Wesseldine

January 22, 2013

Flo ~ so sorry to hear about Fred. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time!