James Fallon

Obituary of James Olin Fallon

JAMES OLIN FALLON East Berne- James Olin Fallon, 70 of East Berne, entered into eternal life on Sunday August 2, 2020. Born in Troy, NY on September 22, 1949, he was the son of the late James and Dorothy (Olin) Fallon. Jim was employed by the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory in Niskayuna for many years working his way up the ranks and eventually working in Quality Control. He was former president of General Electric Union. Jim was a Life member of the Latham Fire Department S. W. Pitts Hose Co. "Old Timers Club" with more than 51 years of proud service. He was a member of the Berne Zoning Board and volunteered driving the senior citizens bus. Jim was an avid volunteer and enjoyed giving back to many charities near and far. Living in the hills of East Berne, NY made it easy to love nature. Jim would often go on long walks or bike rides through the hills or walk the trails on his property. He was known for always stopping and saying hello to his neighbors while out on his adventures. Traveling was also something Jim cherished. Although he traveled to various destinations, he enjoyed his annual trip to the Florida Keys.When settled in at his destination, one would hear Jim say, "Life is good, go with the flow" Cheers! He was the loving father of Tiffany (David) Zadoorian of Ballston Spa, cherished grandfather of Riley Zadoorian, brother of Brenda (John) Vumbaco and Uncle of Paul (Susan) Soccio. He is also survived by his grandnephews Lucas and Evan. Funeral services will be private at the families' convenience at the Dufresne and Cavanaugh Funeral Home. There will be no public calling hours. Those wishing to honor Jim's memory can do so by donating to Make-A-Wish America Gift Processing 1702 East Highland Ave., Suite 400 Phoenix, AZ 85016, The Capital City Rescue Mission 259 S Pearl St, Albany, NY 12202, or the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society 3 Oakland Ave, Menands, NY 12204. For directions, information, or to light a memory candle for the family please visit www.dufresneandcavanaugh.com.
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Final Resting Place

Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery
2501 Troy-Schenectady Road
Niskayuna, New York, United States
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