Lifelong Red Bank resident Anthony
J. Falvo died, surrounded by family, on Aug. 28 at 77.
A graduate of
the Red Bank High School, Tony served in the U.S. Army for two years,
received his bachelor's degree from Monmouth College and his master's from Newark State College.
He was a dedicated educator in the
Middletown school system from 1963 to 2000, serving as principal of the
Navesink and Fairview Elementary schools.
Following his retirement, he
began a second career in real estate. Tony was a member of the National
Education Association, National Association of Elementary School
Principals, New Jersey Education Association, New Jersey Principals and
Supervisors Association, Middletown Township Education Association, New
Jersey Retirees' Education Association, National Association of
Realtors, Middletown Alliance for the Prevention of Alcoholism &
Drug Abuse, Red Bank Board of Adjustment, and Giuseppe Garibaldi
Very active in the Middletown Alliance, Tony was known to stop by the offices with bagels in the morning with an offer to help wherever he could.
He was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua RC Church in Red
Bank, a church trustee, and served as member of the parish council and
hospitality ministry. He was a life member and ex-captain of both the
Union Hose Fire Company and Red Bank First Aid.
predeceased by: his parents Joseph J. and Vera (Fiore) Falvo, and his
brother Joseph J. Falvo Jr.
He is survived by: his wife of 50 years,
Marianne Colosimo Falvo; his daughter Beth Falvo Narvell and her husband
Gregg of Hockessin, DE; his son Anthony J. Falvo, Jr. of Red Bank; his
brother William B. Falvo and his wife Jean of Lambertville, his brother
John A. Falvo and his wife Pam of Shrewsbury; his sister Judith Cleary
and her husband Ronald of Hazlet; his sister-in-law Constance Falvo of
Middletown; many nieces and nephews; and his adored rescue dog Maggie.
will be held at Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St., Red Bank on
Tuesday, Sept. 3 from 2 to 9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated on Wednesday, Sept. 4th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua
RC Church, corner of Bridge Ave. and Chestnut St., Red Bank. Interment
will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Middletown.
Memorial donations may
be made in his memory to St. Anthony of Padua RC Church, 121 Bridge
Ave., Red Bank, NJ 07701 or Animal Alliance, PO Box 1285, Belle Mead, NJ