Giuseppi Falbo, 98, of Lorain, died peacefully in the early morning hours of Thursday, February 23, 2012 at his home, surrounded by his three daughters, following a brief illness. He was born in Pianette, Italy on June 17, 1913.
A World War II veteran of the Italian Army, Mr. Falbo was a longtime parishioner of the Church of St. Peter in Lorain. Giuseppi was formerly employed by the Falbo Construction Company and subsequently retired from Lorain Products.
In his free time he loved tending to his fig trees. Additional interests included gardening and cooking.
Survivors include his daughters, Elvira Pecora (Mario) of Italy, Rita Hiser (Bob) and Fran Claus (Bill), both of Lorain, along with Iolanda Andulics (Joe) residing in North Ridgeville; he also leaves 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Giuseppi was preceded in death by his loving wife, Marianna in 2003; his daughter, Fiorina; his parents, Pasquale and Teresa (nee Pecora) Falbo; along with four brothers and three sisters.
Visitation will be Friday, February 24, 2012, from 4 until 8 P.M., in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave., Lorain. Funeral services will be Saturday, February 25, 2012, beginning at 9 A.M., in the funeral chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 9:30 A.M., in the Church of St. Peter, 3501 Oberlin Avenue, Lorain. The Reverend Craig Hovanec, Pastor of the parish, will be the Celebrant. Entombment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.
Donations are encouraged to New Life Hospice, 3700 Kolbe Road, Lorain, OH 44053.
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