James S. Falvo

James S. Falvo died peacefully on June 19, 2020, in Dunedin, Fla.

He was born July 25, 1945, to the late Santo D. Falvo and Rose M. Scalise Falvo.

He was a resident of Warren, Pa., his entire life until 2018, when he moved to Florida to be closer to his sons.

He was a graduate of Saint Joseph’s Grade School and a 1963 graduate of Warren Area High School, where he was an avid football player. He was a graduate of Robert Morris Junior College and Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

James was a life time member of Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church in Warren, Pa. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. A former member of the American Legion Post 135 of Warren, Pa. He was also a former member of the Warren County Elks Club, Conewango Valley Country Club, Jackson Valley Country Club and Blueberry Hill Golf Club.

James was a lover of all kinds of sports, especially football and softball. He was an avid Cleveland Browns and Notre Dame Football fan. He loved golf. You could always find him on a golf course. He was a past champion of the Blueberry Member Guest Tournament with partner Bill Andrews. He was an assistant football coach for Warren Area High School under Toby Shea. He was also the Warren Area High School girls’ softball coach. James began his teaching career at Eisenhower High School. He was the occupational director of the Vo-Tech and later became the principal of the Warren County Career Center and ended his career as the athletic director of Warren County School District. He retired from Warren County School District on June 30, 2005.

James is survived by his former wife, Diane R. Starr of Clearwater, Fla.; sons James S. Falvo Jr. and Jason D. Falvo of Tampa, Fla.; his sister, Mary Louise Wilson (Richard H.) of Warren, Pa.; nephew, David M. Wilson (Melinda) of Londonderry, N.H. niece, Susan K. Wilson of Warren, Pa.; and an aunt, Elizabeth Falvo Rezzatano of Slippery Rock, Pa. He is also survived by several cousins and many good friends.