Gennaro "Jim" Falvo

Gennaro (Jim) Falvo, age 78, of Venice, Florida, passed away on July 23, 2022. Son of the late Catherina and Bruno Falvo was born in Calabria, Italy on October 2, 1943.  Jim moved to Niagara Falls, New York in 1956 where he went to area school and went to Niagara Community College. He was in the U.S. Air Force for four years and joined the 107th Air National Guard in Niagara Falls, New York and after 36 years he retired in 1997 and moved to Venice, Florida. He became active in community groups, loved to bowl, and play cards with the guys. Gennaro was active in Newcomers and Venice Newcomers Alumni.  

Jim is survived by his wife of 58 years, Joanne M. Falvo; two sons, Frank A. (Tracy) Falvo, Mark A. (Sara) Falvo; four grandchildren, Deanna, Jason, Augustus and Oliva Falvo and brother to Peter (Linda) Falvo and Lena “Pat” Miller.  He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.  

A visitation for Jim will be held at Farley Funeral Home in Venice from 12:00PM-3:00PM on Wednesday, August 3, 2022.  A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 4:00PM at Epiphany Cathedral in Venice. 

A graveside service with military honors will be held at Sarasota National Cemetery on Thursday, August 4, 2022 starting at 12:30pm. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sarasota National Cemetery “Wreaths Across America” by visiting  https://sarasotawreaths.com/wreath-sponsorship.

Farley Funeral Home in Venice is handling the arrangements. A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.farlelyfuneralhome.com