Anthony T. Falconi

Anthony T. Falconi Jr., 93, of 8 West Irvine St., Lewis Run, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at UPMC Hamot, surrounded by his loving family. 

Born July 25, 1926, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Anthony T. and Loretta (Mazzilli) Falconi Sr.

On January 31, 1948 in St. Bernard Church before Father Kennedy, he married Viola J. (Vecellio del Monego) Falconi who preceded him in death on February 21, 2010.

Tony joined the United States Navy on his seventeenth birthday and was unable to receive a high school diploma. For his meritorious service to our country, Anthony was awarded an honorary high school degree from Bradford Area High School in 2006, walking the stage with his granddaughter Lena Shearin.

Mr. Falconi had worked for Hanley Brick Company as an electrician, then at RC Can, Boise Cascade, and retired from Sonoco Products as Customer Services Engineer in 1989.

He was a member of Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church and St. Francis, 50+ Group, the Bradford VFW Post 212, the Mutual Aide Society in Lewis Run, the Greater Bradford Area Senior Center, and was an "Honorary Member" of the Ladies Red Hats, in which he would often cook for them when they would gather at the house, even after Viola's passing, they kept him on the invite lunches list in which he would attend regularly. The kids loved that he continued to be involved with the Red Hats. He also enjoyed volunteering at the Bradford Regional Medical Center,

Mr. Falconi and his wife enjoyed frequent trips around the US to visit their children and several trips to Auronzo di Cadore, Italy.

Surviving are five daughters: Mary L. (Daniel) Chapman of Kennerdell, Laurie I. (Stephen) Siffrinn of Henderson, NV, Beverly A. (Duane) Sherman of Randolph, NY, Nancy K. Gabel of Warren, and Judy L. (John) Massaro of Williamsville, NY, four sons, Thomas D. (the late Margo) Falconi of Chester, VA, James D. (Kathy) Falconi of New River, AZ, Steven A. Falconi, and Pete J. Falconi both of Lewis Run, six grandsons: Thomas D. "Chip" Falconi, Michael A. (Sharon) Chapman, David J. (Erika) Chapman, Jacob A. Falconi, Ryan A. Falconi, and Giovanni L. Massaro, seven granddaughters: Lisa A. Falconi, Nicole M. (Andy) Reid, Brittany O. (Evan Luciano) Falconi, Lena R. (Chris) Shearin, Lauren E. (Travis) Rigby, Allie M. Falconi and Jayme M. Litterini, 15 great grandchildren: Kayla Phillips, Katherine, Natalie and Anna Chapman, Lily, Lucas and Levi Chapman, Vera, Camille and Santino Reid, Blake Luciano, Harper and Nyla Shearin, Hannah Zapata and Hunter Litterini, and several nieces and nephews.  Anthony is also survived by his brother Danny B. (Lois) Falconi of Tucson, AZ and Virginia Hynes of New Berlin, WI.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one granddaughter Shannon M. Gabel, and one sister, Rosemary Cray.

Friends will be received on Monday, November 18, 2019, from 3pm to 6pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc. 372 East Main Street. Friends are also invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am on Tuesday November 19, 2019 in Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church with Fr. Jim Gutting, Senior Associate, as Celebrant. Committal services and burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
 
Memorials, if desired, may be made to Kids and Cancer, P.O. Box 1299, Bradford Pa 16701, or Greater Bradford Area Senior Center, 60 Campus Drive, Bradford PA 16701 or Evergreen Elm, 71 Main St., Bradford PA 16701, or a charity of the donor's choice. 

Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

 

HOLLENBECK-CAHILL Funeral Home

33 South Avenue • Bradford, PA 16701

All Condolences -

Dear Tom and family, I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Such a nice man he will be greatly missed by many. Sincerely, Sheila (Hartle) Potter
— Sheila Potter

To all the family - over the years I have had the pleasure of meeting most of you and your wonderful parents. My condolences to you on Tony''s passing. I know he will be missed by everyone he touched.
— Susan Morgan

We send our deepest sympathy in the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
— Chuck and Karen Talboo

Will miss Tony, He was a good man and a good friend to myself and many others... my condolences and prayers are with his family.
— Dirk Wooster

So very sorry to hear of Tony''s passing. He was a good man and made the world a better place. Hold close your memories. Prayers and love, Aimee
— Aimee Kemick

To the Falconi family so sorry for your loss. Tony was an absolute wonderful neighbor. I''m sure he''ll be sadly missed. He was always a fun guy to talk to.
— Tom Eddy

To family of Tony. So sorry for your loss. Cant say enough good about Tony. What a great guy all the way around. Will be missed very much. May God bless.
— Larry Fox Suzie

My condolences to all of the family. I worked with Tony for several years and kept in touch with him since 1974. Tony has told me stories about you all and I feel I know most of you and his love for you. He has an amazing work ethic and leadership skills.. I will always remember him and his friendship.
— Lewis Nelson

Our deepest condolences to the whole family, Tony was the best, so caring and giving to everyone he knew and met, he will be greatly missed by so many!
— Pam & Mike Siffrinn

Our deepest condolences to Nancy and the entire Falconi family. May happy memories help you through the days to come.
— Denny & Kathy Benedict

Bev, Sending prayers to you & your family during this difficult time. I remember your dad when he visited and I worked at the front desk.
— Angela Cobb

Bev and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. May wonderful memories help to ease your pain. Many prayers to you all.
— Tish Howard-Clark

To all of the Falconi family our deepest sympathy for Tony''s passing. My best memories are with your dad growing up and everything he taught me. What a wonderful man and friend! Kathy and Rick Pedine
— Rick Pedine

My heart goes out to you Laurie, Lena and all of your family for the loss of Mr.Falconi! What a wonderful, caring and loving dad, brother, grandfather, great grandfather and friend Poppie was to so many! I’m sure he is dancing in heaven with his beautiful wife! God bless his family, friends and his soul! Surely you will be missed by so many who loved you!
— Kay Shearin

Our prayers and sincere condolences from our family to yours. May God comfort you during this time.
— Nathan, Lee and JR

Bev, Judy and all - so sad to learn of your fathers passing. While it has been many years between my brief visits with him (1982 - 2016), he left with me fond memories of a man of integrity and kindness. I hope your lifetime of memories will help you through all the days ahead. And I hope he continues to live through you all.
— Chris and Dan Minich

Pete and Steve, Very sorry to hear your dad passed. My sincere condolences to you and your entire family. Mark Davis, Erie, Pa
— Mark Davis

Our love and prayers go out to the entire Falconi family. What a loss. He was a great man who will be missed by all.
— Mary Beth & Jerry Hulings

Please accept my deepest sympathy. Tony was a wonderful man, Father, friend. Rest in peace Tony. You left the world a much better place.
— Dave Ross

May Gods Blessings and Comfort be with all you during this trying time. I''m honored and privileged to have know Tony over the years and especially appreciate his acts of kindness to my mother and others at the Bradford Nursing Pavilion as well as countless others in and around our area. He has earned his reward in Heaven and will be very, very missed.
— Tony Varone

Bev so sorry to see this about your dad. I know you treasured every moment with your family. Hugs.
— Noney Y

To all the Falconi Family I am so very sorry to learn of Tonys passing. We knew each other since I moved in next to his mom & dad on High Street in 1977. Always a caring kind man. Rest in peace Tony, now you are together again with your sweet Viola. God bless you. Fondly Judy Keenan
— JUDY KEENAN

Condolences

  • Dear Tom and family, I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Such a nice man he will be greatly missed by many. Sincerely, Sheila (Hartle) Potter

    — Sheila Potter
  • To all the family - over the years I have had the pleasure of meeting most of you and your wonderful parents. My condolences to you on Tony''s passing. I know he will be missed by everyone he touched.

    — Susan Morgan
  • We send our deepest sympathy in the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

    — Chuck and Karen Talboo
  • Will miss Tony, He was a good man and a good friend to myself and many others... my condolences and prayers are with his family.

    — Dirk Wooster
  • So very sorry to hear of Tony''s passing. He was a good man and made the world a better place. Hold close your memories. Prayers and love, Aimee

    — Aimee Kemick