OBITUARY: Judi Arnold of Melbourne Passed Away, Attended Sea Park Elementary, DeLaura Middle School and Satellite High School
By Space Coast Daily // May 25, 2023
she volunteered for the Brevard Animal Shelter and the Melbourne Art Festival
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Judi Arnold was born in Youngstown, Ohio, on June 15, 1952, to Chester Sewald and Shirley Jean Brenner Sinclair.
In her youth, she attended Sea Park Elementary, DeLaura Middle School, and Satellite High School.
In her early career, Judi was a dental assistant. The majority of her career was devoted to real estate.
She spent 30+ years as a realtor at Century 21, ERA Woodlake, and Coldwell Banker. She volunteered for the Brevard Animal Shelter and the Melbourne Art Festival.
Judi spent many years volunteering and facilitating the Spring Fling Parade, where she recruited her daughter’s dance team (Melbourne Miracles) for several years. She met her soulmate of 40 years, Rich, in the year 1983.
Her family includes her daughter Shana Bisset; life partner Rich Peterson; sister Shirley (Doug) Rolsing and her son Christopher (Dawn) Matrigali; sisters Gloria Partlow, Carole (John) Duncan, Chetta (Mike) Aguiar; brothers Ronald Sinclair and Richard (Terri) Sinclair and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother and sister-in-law, John (Jeannette) Kelley; brother-in-law Mark Matrigali and nephew, Matthew Matrigali.
A celebration of Judi’s life will be at 11 am on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at Brownlie Maxwell Funeral Home, 1010 E. Palmetto Avenue, Melbourne, Florida, 32901.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to H.A.L.O No-Kill Rescue Shelter: Halo No-kill Shelter.