CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Cindy Messina, a funeral director for Kraeer Funeral Home & Cremation Center and board member of Coral Springs Coconut Creek Regional Chamber of Commerce, has died of complications related to Covid-19.

She had been fighting the virus since mid-June, Cindy Brief, the chamber’s CEO, wrote on Facebook.

“Cindy was a wonderful person and took care of so many in our community during the worst of times, including the Douglas shootings,” Brief wrote. “She was kind, caring and had a fantastic sense of humor.”

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At the chamber, Messina graduated from Leadership Coral Springs, served as a board and trustee member, and took part in many fundraisers, including a disco night at the funeral home, Brief wrote.

Memorial services will be private and her family requested that donations be made to St. Andrews Church in Coral Springs.

“We have lost a valuable, giving, and kind member of our community. I will miss her so much,” Brief wrote.


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