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Judge Dewey Lawes Falcone Obituary
Judge Dewey
Lawes Falcone

June 27, 1931 -
August 15, 2013

Judge Dewey Lawes Falcone, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away in his sleep at home in Redondo Beach, CA on August 15, 2013 at the age of 82. Dewey was born and raised in Hermosa Beach, CA on June 27, 1931. Son of Rose Coury and Alfredo Victor Falcone. Dewey graduated from Redondo Union High School class of 1949. He then attended Bay areas Menlo College, followed by the University of Santa Clara and then USC Law School. He then served his country in the US Army. Dewey started practicing law with his father in 1959 in Los Angeles for the next 34 years (Law Offices of Falcone & Falcone). While a lawyer he also served our country as ambassador to the Mariana Islands. He was appointed to Judgeship by Governor Pete Wilson and served for 20 years in the Norwalk Superior Court. He loved his work and his colleagues. Dewey was a family first guy a great athlete and a scholar. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years , Teresa Falcone; and their four children, Darran, Felicia, Marisa, and Christina. His five grandchildren, Dylan, Iona, Forrest, Luna and Luke; and his loving sister, Delores Metzger; and his nephew ,Paul Marinos. Dewey was the Sea that we all floated on. He will be missed and loved always. Services will be held at "Saint Cross Church by the Sea" in Hermosa Beach on Sunday, August 25th at 2pm where he served as an alter boy with his friend Donald Peterman. Memorial to follow at The Portofino in Redondo Beach. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze from Aug. 21 to Aug. 23, 2013
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