Marie Michele Falco – 75

MECHANICVILLE – Marie Michele Falco, 75, of Ellsworth Ave., died Monday, March 10th, at St. Mary’s Hospital,Troy, after an extended illness.

A native and lifelong resident of Mechanicville, born August 13th, 1938, daughter of the late Angelo and Margaret Ricci Michele, Marie worked for most of her life at her family’s former business, Michele’s Grocery and Deli on No.Main and Saratoga Ave, in the city.

In recent years, Marie assisted her son’s business, Faldoni’s Delicatessen of Mechanicville, making their popular rice pies during Easter season.

She loved traveling, making stops at casinos and the local racino, but her most treasured time was spent with her family, especially her grand and great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 44 years, Philip “Buzz” Falco, who died in 2002, her son Wayne M. Falco in 1982 and her brother Pasquale “Pat” Michele in 1995.

Survivors include her four children: Michele and Mike Holmes, Robert and Meg Falco, Diane ( Michael Scavuzzo) Alderman and John and Tressy Falco.  Grandchildren: Margaret and John Wortz, Marie (Brandon Coreno) Holmes, Robbie, Nicky and Jenna Falco, Derek (Kristen) and Ian (Jessica) Thomas, Rev. Thomas Pettigrew and Katherine (Howard Moyer) Pettigrew, along with great grandchildren: Mackenzie, Hailey, Liliana, Sofia, Eva, Cameron and Jack.

A Funeral Service will be held  Wednesday evening at 7 PM at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St., Mechanicville.  Calling hours at the Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-7 PM.

Burial in St. Paul’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to a charity of one’s choice in loving memory of Marie Michele Falco.

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