Mr. Vincent J. Falvo, Sr. age 88, passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
He was born in Utica, NY on March 1, 1926 a son of the late Anthony and Catherine (DeFazio) Falvo. Vincent was raised and educated in Utica, where he graduated from T.R.ProctorHigh School and UticaCollege. He went on to receive an advanced degree from ColumbiaUniversity. Vincent was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps serving during World War II. On November 10, 1956, he married the former Lenore Zito, a union that spanned over fifty-seven years. Vincent began his career as an investigator with the United States Department of Justice Immigration and Naturalization service and continued with the United States Department of Labor. He also served as the Administrator of St. Joseph Nursing Home for many years. Vincent was an avid golfer and a life long member of Valley View Golf Club.
Surviving are his wife, Lenore; two daughters and sons-in-law, Maria and James Carucci of New Hartford, and Lisa and John Meyer of Glenmont, NY; a son and daughter-in law, Vincent J., Jr. and Seema Falvo of Arlington, VA. ; his grandchildren, Alexandra Carucci, James Carucci, John and Danielle Meyer, Julie Meyer, MacKenzie and Daniel Casey, Leonardo Falvo and Roman Falvo; two great grandchildren, Grace Elizabeth Meyer and John Vincent Meyer; and a brother, Eugene Falvo of Utica. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and his in-laws, Evelyn Falvo of Utica and Rosemary Maida of FL. He was preceeded in death by two brothers, Louis and Anthony Falvo; and four sisters, Congetta Corradino, Rose Rosato, Jenny Falotico, and Kay LaRusso.
Mr. Falvo's family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Joseph Booth for the many years of exceptional medical care and the compassion that was displayed to Mr. Falvo and his family.
His funeral will be Saturday at 8:30 am from The Scala & Roefaro Funeral Home, Inc. 1122 Culver Ave and at 9:30 am at Our Lady of Lourdes Church where his Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Private internment will be in CalvaryCemetery.
Visiting hours will be Friday (today) from 5-7 pm at the funeral home.
By family request, please omit floral offerings. Donations may be considered to the charity of the donor's choice.
Saturday, May 03 2014