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Samuel C. Falvo, MD

Died: February 23, 2018

Samuel Catanzaro Falvo, MD, age 89 of Hendersonville, died Friday, February
23rd, 2018 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospital. He was born May 16th,
1928 in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; a son of the late Anthony Joseph and
Mary Catanzaro Falvo. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death
by one gran…read more

Samuel Catanzaro Falvo, MD, age 89 of Hendersonville, died Friday, February
23rd, 2018 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospital. He was born May 16th,
1928 in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; a son of the late Anthony Joseph and
Mary Catanzaro Falvo. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death
by one grandson, Ryan Zajicek.

 

Dr. Falvo graduated from Fordham University where he earned his Bachelor of
Science Degree; he then earned his Degree in Medicine from Georgetown
University. He resided in New York City, Boston and Washington D.C. prior to
moving to Hendersonville. A resident of Henderson County for 61 years, Dr. Falvo
was a founding member of the Community Foundation of Henderson County
and served as President of the Hendersonville Rotary Club from 1968 until
1969. He also served as the Chief of Staff of Pardee Hospital in 1976. He greatly loved Hendersonville, the people of Henderson County, his work, his family and his faith. He was an avid golfer, a voracious reader, and an aficionado of jazz. Most of all, he was a loving father and grandfather.

 

He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Mary June Hill; one son, John
Falvo of Hendersonville; four daughters, Sheila Zajicek and her husband, Ray
of Dallas, TX, Carolyn MacCormac and her husband, Michael of Lynchburg, VA,
Barbara Hodgson and her husband, Andrew of West Hartford, CT and Patricia
Held and her husband, Ivan of Montclair, NJ; eleven grandchildren, Monte
Zajicek, Sean and Brendan MacCormac; Patrick MacCormac and his wife, Erika; Shelby, Alyssa and Jack Hodgson, Joseph, George, Margaret and William Held; one great-granddaughter, Margaret Reese MacCormac; and by one brother, Anthony Joseph Falvo and his wife, Mary of Bluffton, SC.

 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday,
February 28th, 2018 in the Sanctuary of Immaculate Conception Catholic
Church celebrated by Father Roberto Perez. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn
Memorial Park.

 

His family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
evening at Thos. Shepherd & Son.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations in Dr. Falvo’s memory
be directed to the Community Foundation of Henderson County, P.O. Box 1108,
Hendersonville, NC 28793.

 

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Home

125 S. Church Street
Hendersonville, NO 28793

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

208 7th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28791

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Forest Lawn Memorial Park

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NO

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