Charles Pasquale Falbo died Jan. 5. He was 88.

Mr. Falbo was born July 27, 1925, in Spokane to Pasquali Falbo Sr. and Lucille Pittarelli. He grew up in North Portland and enlisted in the Navy at 17, serving during World War II. He earned a degree in aeronautics from Multnomah College. He married Mary Lou Mills. For 38 years, he worked for United Airlines as a mechanic.

He is survived by his wife Mary Lou; sister, Pauline; children, Richard, Mark, Elaine, Curtis, Paul and John; 22 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 14, followed by a reception, at St. Charles Church.