Kevin married his wife Rose Ellen Fedele in Brooklyn in 1980. They had two sons together.
Kevin was a 20 year member of the Fire Department of New York City (FDNY). He was serving as a lieutenant with Rescue 4 at the time of his death.
On September 11, 2001, Kevin rushed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center. His body was never recovered.
↑ "New York, New York City Marriage Licenses Index, 1950-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLST-HFZ8 : 19 June 2017), Kevin C Dowdell and Rose Ellen M Fedele, 1980, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States;Marriage, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, from Reclaim the Records, The NYC Marriage Index (http://www.nycmarriageindex.com : 2016); citing New York City Clerk's Office.