John D. Falker

BASOM - John D. Falker, 83, of Basom, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019, at Buffalo General Hopital.

 

Mr. Falker was born April 19, 1936, in Batavia, a son of the late Bayard and Anna Gerda Falker, Sr..

 

John worked for Chapin International in Batavia, for 26 years before retiring in 1996.  He loved classical country music, Mollie B Polka Music and his dogs.  He was the "Official Neighborhood Weather Watcher" in Basom.


He was the husband of the late Sharon M. Beechler Falker who died on September 15, 2007. 

 

Survivors include 3 children, Debra (Ben) Falker and Kimberly (Dominica Tubiolo) Falker both of Basom and Ricky (Kelly) Falker, Sr. of FL; 4 grandchildren, Brandon (Shelby) Falker of Akron, Dylan Falker of Lyndonville, Ricky (Rachel) Falker, Jr. of Rochester and Melinda (Trey) Sanders of Gates; a brother, Alan Falker of SC; 2 sisters Evelyn Bush of Basom and JoAnne Schmigel of FL; a sister-in-law, Judy Beechler of Oakfield; 4 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and extended family.

 

He was the brother of the late Bayard "Peanut" Falker, Jr.

Friends may call from 3 to 6 pm on Monday December 30, 2019 at the Indian Falls United Methodist Church, 7908 Allegany Rd. (Hamlet of Indian Falls).  Mr. Falker's funeral service will be at 11 am Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Karen Grinnell officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Attica. In lieu of flowers, contributions in John's memory may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.  Arrangements were completed by Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home of Batavia