The public is invited to attend a memorial service for Vince Falcone, the husband of Councilmember Iya Falcone who died Monday morning from an apparent heart attack in their Santa Barbara home. He was 65. 

A Mass will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 21 E. Sola St. A reception will follow at the church hall. 

In honor of Falcone, the family has requested that donations be made to Transition House or the animal rescue organization DAWG (Dog Adoption and Welfare Group). Flowers and cards may be sent to Iya Falcone at City Hall. 

In addition to his wife, Vince Falcone is survived by their three children Nicole, Tony and John; four grandchildren, Kylie, Julia, Vincent and Dominick; and his sister, Marie.

Nina Johnson is an assistant to the Santa Barbara city administrator.