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Gary J. "Pot" Falassi

April 20, 1954 September 16, 2019
Gary J. "Pot"  Falassi
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Obituary for Gary J. "Pot" Falassi

Gary J. “Pot” Falassi, 65 of Oglesby died at 12:51 p.m. September 16, 2019 unexpectedly in Illinois Valley Comm. Hospital, Peru.

Services will be noon Monday in the Shields Funeral Chapel, Oglesby. The very Rev. Gary Blake will officiate. Private Burial will be in St. Vincent’s Cemetery, LaSalle at a later date.

Visitation will be 10a.m. until time of services Monday in the funeral chapel.

Gary was born April 20, 1954 in LaSalle to John and Alda (Usseglio) Falassi.

He worked at U.S. Silica in Ottawa and was a member of Holy Family Church, Oglesby.

Gary was an avid bowler and golfer. He was a longtime Men’s softball player in the Illinois Valley and served many years on the Oglesby Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Departments.

Gary loved his niece and nephews and spending time with them.

He is survived by his brother William (Nancy) Falassi of Utica a niece Sue (Troy) Terzick of LaSalle and 3 great-nephews; Ty, Brock and Jake.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother in infancy.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Oglesby Volunteer Ambulance Service.

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