Gisela Fallon of Wilmington, DE
Gisela Fallon (nee von Lissek), 81, passed away at her home in Delaware on Monday, November 7, 2016.
A tough German immigrant who grew up during World War II in Germany, she escaped from East Germany during the Cold War in the 1950’s. In 1958, she married Professor Donald Giannella who went on to become the executive director of the Institute of Church and State at the Villanova University School of Law. Dr. Giannella passed away in 1974. Gisela remarried in 1976 to John Fallon III who also pre-deceased Gisela in 1994. Gisela worked for PNC Financial for a number of years in Wilmington, DE and later in King of Prussia, PA before her retirement.
Gisela is survived by her daughter from her first marriage, Marie Giannella Thomas.
Funeral service will be Friday, November 11, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Agnes Church in West Chester, PA with interment to follow.