Catherine E. Falbo

Catherine E. “Kay” Falbo (nee Lachnit), 88, a resident of Riverside for 54 years, died Jan. 7, 2023. 

A hairdresser by trade, Ms. Falbo owned and operated Kay’s Beauty Box salon in North Riverside where her slogan was “If your hair isn’t becoming to you, then you should be coming to us!” She also worked for many years at Daudelin Flowers in Westchester. 

She was an active parishioner at St. Mary Church in Riverside. She loved ceramics, arts and crafts, cooking, baking and cookbooks. Kay loved music and dancing, and her and Joe’s favorite song was “This Love of Mine” by Ray Anthony.

Ms. Falbo was the wife of Joseph A. Falbo Sr.; the mother of Joseph A. Falbo Jr. and Richard J. (Ophelia) Falbo; and the sister of Gloria (Richard) Rossi and Betty Batson. 

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Francis and Ferdinand (Beverly) Lachnit, and was the aunt of numerous nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews. 

Family and friends will be received at the Conboy-Westchester Funeral Home, 10501 W. Cermak Road, Westchester, on Sunday, Jan. 15 from 11 a.m. until time of chapel service at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Thomas May from St. Mary Church will be officiating. Interment will be private for family only on Jan. 16 at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Please omit flowers. 

Arrangements were handled by the Original Kuratko Family, Brian D. Kuratko, director.