Giles Falcone

Giles "Gil" Falcone

1933 - 2013 LEE - Gil (Giles) T. Falcone, 80, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family. He leaves his beloved wife, Jane Phalen Falcone, his much loved daughters, Dawn, Karen, Lisa Falcone and Toni Soule, four step children Linda Searles, Eileen Schmidt, Shelia Tabaka (deceased) and Clint Porter, 11 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren. An avid political and community activist, he was the former president of the Crystal Pond Association, Chairman of the Becket Democratic town committee, on the Board of the Mullen House and the Becket Land Trust. During his lifetime he was a successful real estate broker and an accomplished motivational speaker and writer. He served as a member of the Connecticut National Guard during the Korean War. Gil was a unique individual whose love and laughter will be forever missed and for the living he donated his body to medical science. A celebration of Gil's life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Hospice in the Berkshires, 877 South St., Pittsfield, MA 01201 or the Supported Day Care Program c/o Jamie Hassinger, Pittsfield Senior Center, Pittsfield, MA 01201.

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Oct. 30, 2013