Chesterton Tribune

Timothy M. Falvey dies at 60

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On Friday, June 20, 2008 Timothy M. Falvey, passed away from complications due to cancer of the lung. He was 60.

He was born in LaPorte, on July 30, 1947, the son of Kenneth J. and Hazel M. (Goodrid) Falvey, both of whom preceded him in death.

He is survived by two children, a daughter, Mindy E. (Falvey) (Mrs. John) Galamaga of Boynton Beach, Fla. and a son, Michael P. Falvey, also of Boynton Beach, Fla.; two brothers, John P. Falvey of LaPorte and D. Patrick Falvey of Marietta, Ga. Tim kept a warm relationship with his former wife, Susan Falvey of Boynton Beach, Fla., and special friend Gina Schiavone of Michigan City. Also surviving are two nephews: Kevin J. Falvey of North Palm Beach, Fla. and Robert M. Falvey of Pickerington, Ohio; a niece (Mrs. Phil) Kimberly J. (Falvey) Balint of Niles, Mich., and great nieces, Samantha J. Quartuccio of Niles, Mich. and Alexis Falvey of Pinkerington, Ohio.

He was also preceded in death by a brother K. Michael.

Tim grew up in Knox and was a 1965 graduate of Knox High School and briefly attended St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer. In 1967 he joined the U.S. Army and fought in the Vietnam War, earning a Purple Heart for his service in that conflict. Upon returning to civilian life, Mr. Falvey managed stores in Chesterton, Muncie, and Michigan City for the James P. Falvey Company, Inc. and the Falveys, Inc. chain of clothing stores. Tim had a lifetime membership in both the American Legion and the VFW. He watched the Chicago Cubs play as often as possible, and was a dedicated Notre Dame Football fan.

A Mass of Christian Burial, Fr. John Scott officiating, will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Knox.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the beginning of the service, at the Church. Interment of Cremains with Military rites will be conducted as part of the committal service at Crown Hill Cemetery in Knox immediately following the Mass at Church.

Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home in Chesterton is in charge of arrangements.


Posted 6/26/2008