Aracely "Chely" Pineiro
June 22, 1924  -  January 31, 2019

Aracely "Chely" Pineiro


Highland Funeral Home
3329 E. Semoran Blvd.
Apopka, FL  32703
Thursday, February 7, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
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Highland Funeral Home
3329 E. Semoran Blvd.
Apopka, FL  32703
Thursday, February 7, 2019
12:30pm
Map & Directions  Map & Directions

Chapel Hill Cemetery
2400 Harrell Rd.
Orlando, FL  32817
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Aracely 'Chely' Pineiro

It is with great sorrow the family of Chely Pineiro announces her passing at the age of 94 on Thursday January 31, 2019. She was born to Sebastian Leon and Fidela Leon-Valdez on June 22, 1924 in Candelaria, Cuba and is survived by her son Eduard (Anton de la Riviere), sister Aurea Prado (Rafael), brother Guillermo Leon (Palmira), beloved toy poodle Niki Sue, numerous nieces and nephews and a large extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Efrain, daughter Jeannie Sue, sister Ester Marquez (Domingo), sister Fermina Ancheta (Manuel) and brother Pastor Miguel Leon (Ester).

Visitation 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Thursday February 7, 2019 at Highland Memory Gardens, 3329 East Semoran Blvd, Apoka Fl, followed by a Celebration of Life 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM. Interment at Chapel Hill Cemetery, 2400 Harrell Rd, Orlando, FL.

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  1. Jim and Karen Barrett
    Polk City, FL

    Beautiful Lady - Although we never met, I feel close to you because of your amazing and wonderful son.

  2. Evie Salzmann
    Los Angeles, Ca, FL

    To Ed & family,
    I was very sad at the passing of Chely. I loved her cheerfulness &
    beautiful smile. She will be missed.
    My heartfelt condolences, dear Ed.
    With love,
    Evie

  3. Robert L. Booth
    Clearwater, FL

    The gathering was such a emotional outpouring as it contrasted the love and appreciation of this woman with the great loss her passing is to the living. She was obviously loved and cherished by the community and placed herself in the position of giving back that love in droves.

  4. Samuel Leonor
    Leicester, NC

    Extremely saddened with the passing of our dear friend. May God comfort those who suffer for her lost.

  5. Noemi RIVERA-GUZMAN
    Holiday, FL

    Wish to be there but later you will know the reason why I can't Our Chely will stay in our hearts.

  6. David Polner
    Phoenix, AZ

    She is now with the Great Architect, in comfort and love.

  7. David C Taylor
    Sale Creek, TN

    Reciban nuestro más sentido pésame y oraciones, confiando que nuestro Dios os consuele hasta su gloriosa venida y resurrección.

  8. Myrna Taylor
    Rockville, MD

    Deepest sympathies to the family of Aracely "Chely" Pineiro, and especially to my dear friend Eduard Pineiro. May love and peace surround you.

  9. Adrienne Despres
    Apopka, FL

    A beautiful and caring lady. It was so awesome to know you. We will all see you again someday. Love you and Ed

  10. Sharlene Chellew
    Richmond, Nova Scotia,

    My condolences Ed and family. My thoughts are with you. xx

  11. Carlita (Sijai)
    Long Beach, CA

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Unfortunately, I can’t be there for the service. However, I am so glad that I had the honor to visit with her recently. She was such a lovely lady who’s vibrant spirit lives on. Rest in Heaven.

  12. Renee Frosbutter
    Titusville, FL

    What a blessing to know you and enjoy your love of family and life. May your stairway to heaven be as blessed as we all were for knowing you.

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