Palmarino "P.J." Falleroni, 77, of Great Falls, retired from the US Air Force, died of natural causes Friday, March 29, at his home.
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At his request no services are planned. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Schnider Funeral Home.
P.J. was born on April 14, 1935, in Monsompolo, Italy. He was raised at the family homestead in Brackenridge, Pa. He graduated from high school in Brackenridge, Pa. On Nov. 9, 1957, he married Eleonore in Sembach, Germany.
P.J. joined the US Air Force where he served for 20 years retiring as a Senior Master Sergeant. After his retirement he worked in the food industry for Meats Unlimited (Dick Bogden), Gamble Robinsons and Lowe and Associates until he fully retired in 2000. He enjoyed hanging out at Holter Lake with family and friends, playing horseshoes, Yahtzee and cribbage, as well fishing.
P.J. is survived by his wife of 55 years, Eleonore Falleroni of Great Falls; daughter, Gabi (Ken) Zirschky of Great Falls; brother, Anthony (Marianne) Falleroni of Sarver, Pa.; two grandchildren, Zach (Sarah) Muse and Brenda Jeffrey; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Emidio and Anna Falleroni; his brother, Dino Falleroni; and a grandson, Larry Zirschky.
Memorials are suggested to Great Falls Emergency Services, 514 9th Ave S, Great Falls, MT 59405. Condolences for the family may be posted on www.schniderfuneralhome.com.
Published in Great Falls Tribune on Mar. 31, 2013