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.