was a New York City Transit Policeman and Florida Marine Patrol Detective
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Frederick Joseph Fauvell, Jr., 79, of Melbourne Beach, Florida, passed on December 20, 2022, at William Childs Hospice House in Palm Bay, Florida.
He was born on August 19, 1943, in Brooklyn, New York, to Frederick and Veronica Grace Duffy Fauvell. Loving family members include his wife of 55 years, Barbara Marie Fauvell; son Kevin (Ramona) Fauvell; sister Veronica Wilcoxson; brother Alfred (Linda) Fauvell; grandchildren, Kayla and Teagan; nephew Pj and niece Lauren; her mother, Carmen and her son Tyler.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick and Veronica Fauvell, brother Kenneth Fauvell, sister-in-law Vicky Fauvell Harmel, and brother-in-law P.J. Wilcoxson.
Family members also include many cousins in New York and Florida as well as close friends who are like family, including personal and police families.
Fred was a New York City Transit Policeman (his last post being Times Square) for a few years before moving to Florida and joining the Miami-Dade Police Department in 1970. He started with the Marine Patrol as a patrolman, but most of his career was as a Detective where he worked Safe Streets; the General Investigations Unit; Robbery; Homicide; and the Narcotics Task Force with DEA and Customs until he retired and moved to Melbourne Beach in 1998.
He enjoyed hobbies such as designing stained glass, boating, family vacations, and cruises (Caribbean, Alaskan and European River Cruises). He was an avid cook and also enjoyed watching his teams, the Florida Gators and Miami Dolphins, during football season. In recent years, he enjoyed visiting family in Utah often.
Fred served honorably in the United States Army. He will be laid to rest with military honors at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery on February 24, 2023, at 10 a.m. Attendees will line up in Lane C (Charlie).
The service will be completed by 10:30 a.m., with a luncheon to follow. Please RSVP for either or both in advance. Please consider a donation in his name to T2T.ORG (Tunnel to Towers Foundation) if you wish: T2T
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