William H. Fallon Sr.
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1924-2013 DALTON William H. Fallon Sr., 89, of 423 East Housatonic Street, Dalton, died Saturday at Springside of Pittsfield where he had resided since 2011.
Born on June 9, 1924 in Pittsfield, he was the son of the late Peter and Gertrude Frazier Fallon. A former longtime Hinsdale resident, he was educated in Pittsfield schools. He went on to serve his country in the United States Navy during World War II. He was the recipient of the World War II Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Area Campaign Medal and the American Area Campaign Ribbon. He was honorably discharged in February of 1946. Mr. Fallon was employed by the City of Pittsfield for over thirty years as the superintendent of the Waste Water Treatment Plant. He retired in 1981. He was also the co-owner of Reed Street Garage in the 1960's. He was a communicant of St. Agnes Church. He enjoyed NASCAR racing, gardening and raising pheasants and peacocks.
He leaves his wife, the former Geraldine H. Thomson of Dalton whom he married in 1946. Five sons; William Fallon Jr. and his wife Shannon of Little Rock, Arkansas, James Fallon and his wife Bonnie of Pittsfield, Stephen Fallon of Dalton with whom he resided, Kevin Fallon and his wife Sheryl of New Lebanon, NY and Dennis Fallon and his wife Carol of Dalton. He also leaves his daughter; Jocelin Fallon of Dalton and his three grandchildren; Nick, Eric and Amy.
He was predeceased by an infant son; Brian Fallon and by a daughter, Nancy Fallon who died in 1988. He was also predeceased by three brothers; Gene, Peter and John and by a sister; Catherine.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for William H. Fallon of Dalton who died June 29, 2013 will be held Wednesday at 10:00 AM at St. Agnes Church in Dalton celebrated by the Rev. Christopher Malatesta, pastor. Burial with military honors will follow in Ashuelot Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Memorial donations in memory of Bill may be made to Hospice Care in the Berkshires in care of the DERY-FOLEY FUNERAL HOME, 890 Main St. Dalton, MA 01226 which is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on July 1, 2013
Dery Funeral Home
890 Main Street Dalton, MA 01226