Mrs. Julia Rose Falco – 93

MECHANICVILLE – Mrs. Julia Rose Falco, 93. longtime resident of Pruyn Hill Road, died Monday, Jan. 18th, at Saratoga Center, Ballston Spa.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 10 AM at All Saints on the Hudson Church, 121 No. Main St., Mechanicville, with burial to follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery.

Calling hours at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St., Mechanicville on Thursday from 4 – 7 PM.

Remembrances may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or Community Hospice of Saratoga, in memory of Julia Cocca Falco.

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Letter to the Editor – Thank You – J. Falco

In December of 2006 my wife Tressy and I received a call from my cousin Anthony asking if I would like to meet with a nice couple named Dave and Megan Quillinan who were interested in opening a deli in the former Sal’s Place. They were looking for business partners and he thought we might be a good fit. It had been a dream of mine to open my own business for a long time and so we decided to meet. We hit it off right away. It was as if it we were meant to be partners. We talked for hours about what we wanted the business to be and we were on the same page. With my strength in the front of house and Dave’s strength of being an awesome executive chef we decided to give it our best shot.

Read the entire article in the Oct. 23 issue of the Express.

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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