Donald A. Falke, 72 years, of Lexington, passed away Oct. 7 at this residence. He was born Nov. 7, 1946 to the late Herbert and Eula Rappleyea Falke in Stamford, NY. He was an operating engineer and co-owner of the Falke Quarry in Lexington.
He was a president of the Lexington Fire Co. and past commissioner. Also founder of the Lexington Rescue Squad, past president of the Greene County Firemen’s Association and councilman for the Lexington Republican Committee.
He is survived by one son, Michael J. Falke (Charina); one daughter, Lori (Edward) Ahrens; three grandchildren, Michael, Kimberly, Dustin; one brother, John E. Falke (Donna); several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one son, Larry G. Falke and two brothers, Herbert and Richard.
Calling hours will be Friday, Oct. 11 at the Aston-Basagic Funeral Home, Main Street, Hunter at 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with Lexington Fire Co. services at 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Falke Chapel at the Catskill Christian Assembly on Falke Road in Lexington. Interment to follow in the Prattsville Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Lexington Fire Co. in his memory. Repast to follow at the Lexington Methodist Church Hall.