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Monday, March 27, 2017

Jack J. Falsone, 93

Jack J. Falsone of Westport died March 26 at his home. He was 93.

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Born in Queens, New York, the son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Cutelli) Falsone, he was the husband of the late Anna Mandracchia.

After graduating from Columbia University and earning his medical degree. from the State University of New York—Long Island College of Medicine in 1947, he served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps (1943-46) and the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict.

He was a member of the American Medical Association., as well as Connecticut, Fairfield County, and Norwalk Medical Associations. He was a tireless advocate for AmeriCares, volunteering his time and serving as medical director of its free clinic for many years.

Medicine was his life’s calling; he established the Cardiopulmonary Laboratory at The Brooklyn Hospital in 1951 and shared his passion by teaching at Yale University Medical School and presenting grand rounds and mentoring countless residents and fellows at Norwalk Hospital.

Predeceased by his brother Anthony Falsone, he is survived by: his daughters Margaret “Meg” Browder and her husband Robert of Pace, Florida, and Catherine Swan and her husband Dave of Westport, three grandchildren, Allison Messuri-Swan (Nicole), Christina Swan Thomas (Mike) and Jay Browder, USN, two great-grandchildren Avery and Parker Thomas, two sisters-in-law Elizabeth Falsone and Elaine Mandracchia, and many nieces and nephews.

His Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, March 29 at 10 a.m. at Assumption Church, Westport, with military burial at St. John Cemetery, Norwalk. His family will receive friends Tuesday, March 28 from 4 p.m. to -7 p.m. at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave, Norwalk.

Memorial donations may be made to http://www.AmeriCares.org.

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