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1 of 17 | Posted by: lucas vinterella - denver, CO

“Dear Uncle Ed, You will always have a place in my heart. I love you more than anything. -Lucas Andrew Vinterella ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“He was a friend from his teenage years in New Orleans ,la. He was a friend to everyone & personality plus. I have nothing but great memories from...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Helen Flanagan Templin - FL

“Still having a hard time believing Uncle Ed is gone. From the day I met him he welcomed me into the family with open arms. I'll always remember his...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Jodi, Vance & Lucas Vinterella - CO

“ uncle for all 43 years of my will we all go on without you. Your smile, charisma, charm and sometimes difficult to understand...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Vicki Vinterella - Austin, TX

“My heart is heavy over the passing of a dear friend. We shared many laughs and tears together. I will miss his accent and smile and his over generous...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: George Roth - New Orleans, LA

“We love you, miss you, and will remember you always. Peace. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: John and Sheryl Paul - Dallas, TX

“Good bye old friend, will always remember what great times we had in the 60s. Your smiling face says it all. Condolences to Andy and your family....Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“May God give you the comfort and strength through this difficult time (2 Thessalonians 2:16,17) ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathy to the Dore' family for your loss. May you find comfort in the God of all comfort because he cares for you.1 Peter 5:6,7 ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Steve

“What a beautiful soul we have lost to the Heavens. Eddie was my brother in law for over 55 years and we never had a bad word. Really will miss him,...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Gerald Huber - Thibodaux, LA

“Eddie you were a big part of our family mosaic and we will never forget you. You will be loved and missed by all. May you finally be at peace. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Laraine and Jim Vinterella - TX

“Andy,My deepest sympathy to you and Eddie's family. I'll always remember the fun I times in New Orleans that I had with you guys and Tony at the...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Avery Sloan - Baton Rouge, LA

“John 16:22," So you also, now you have grief; but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy." I'm so...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Shelly Roy - New Orleans, LA

“When we were kids Ed, Al and I rode our bikes all over town. Ed was of course at the Helm. We found places that most people did no existed. He had a...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Choo Choo Johnson - New Iberia, LA

“Work like you don't need the money,Love like you have never been hurt,Dance like nobody's watching! Eddie, my favorite dance partner! ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Judy Haik-Dennis - New Orleans, LA

“Eddie,I will always remember our good times with you and Andy. You are now celebrating with Xenia. I know she welcomed you in at those gates. Andy, I...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Cindy Goudeau - New Orleans, LA

Edward George Doré, of Palm Springs, transitioned to the heavens on Saturday, July 1 at Eisenhower Medical Center in Palm Springs, CA at the age of 71.
Ed was born February 18, 1946 in New Iberia, Louisiana to Advance "Eddie" and Elaine Doré.
He spent his childhood in Louisiana and his adult years expanding his horizons with Andrew his partner.
They lived in New York, Connecticut, Florida, Denver, New Orleans and Palm Springs. Warrior, heart, compassion, kindness, loyalty and humor are just a few words that describe Ed. He was an accomplished artist having trained in New Orleans, New York and Palm Springs, California. Ed was a wildly creative man with great talent in many modalities of the arts, he had a heart for adventure and an unrelenting spirit of openness to the next experience before him. His interest in the arts was amazing and included; interior design, pottery, glass and ceramic art as well as a passion for dance.
The essence of Ed was his compassionate heart with a kindness that brought comfort to many. Laughter was always present when you were in Ed's company, whether it was his own or his humor that entertained. His warrior spirit prevailed to the end. He was loved and adored by many.
He is survived by his lifelong partner of 52 years, Andrew Crocchiolo and his siblings, William Doré, Marie Adele "Susie" Doré Huber, Jim Doré and Julie Doré Hemenway, and family members Laraine and Jimmy Vinterella and John and Cheryl Paul. He was preceded in death by his mother, father and nephew Matthew Boudreaux.
A memorial service to be held at Wiefels and Son, 690 Vella Rd. Palm Springs, CA 1:00PM on Friday, July 7th. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center of Excellence.