Floyd W. Kindrew, 86, of Auburn, died Friday, September 6, 2019 at Auburn Community Hospital. Floyd was born in Stroudsburg, PA to the late Franklin and Mary Kovack Kindrew. Floyd was the 3rd child of 22 children. He was raised on a farm in PA and went in the service when he was a teenager. After finishing his military service, he moved to NJ where he worked for a couple of years before moving to Auburn. Floyd worked at several jobs in the area including a herdsman on the Wickstrom Farm, Harry’s Tire Co., Auburn Plastics, and Columbia Rope. Then in 1975 Floyd started working at Auburn Steel Co. as a material handler, shortly after became a crane operator and retired following 20 years of service.
Floyd married his wife Stella in December 19, 1953 and had a wonderful marriage for just over 60 years. Stella passed away on January 11, 2014. The two are now reunited once again.
Floyd was the oldest living member of the Calimeri Veterans Post. He also was a member of SK Post, Eagles Club, Moose Club and the Ukrainian National Club.
He is survived by;
Son: Shaun W. Kindrew
Daughters: Alicyn R. Salato and her husband Joseph
Shereen M. Androsko and her husband David
Special Nephew: Dani Kindrew He was more than an uncle he was like my Dad and best friend
Eight Grandchildren: Brian J., William C. and Rebecca Kindrew, Emilie S., Vincent L., and Ashlee M. Salato, Brittany C. and Brandon A. Androsko.
Five Great Grandchildren
Brothers: Horace, Woody, and Kenny Kindrew
Sisters: Florence Gruver, Nettie Kindrew, Barb Kindrew
In addition to his parents and wife Floyd was predeceased by 15 siblings.
Visitation will be from 2PM to 3PM on Wednesday September 11, 2019 at Brew Funeral Home, 48 South Street, Auburn with a memorial service to follow at 3PM. Burial will be at Fleming Rural Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Matthew House, 43 Metcalf Drive, Auburn, NY 13021 in memory of Floyd W. Kindrew.
43 Metcalf Drive, Auburn NY 13021