Staff

Matthew D. Yagger- Owner/ President – is a 1993 graduate of Cassadaga Valley High School and 1995 graduate of State University of New York at Canton with an Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science.  He has been employed by Falconer Funeral Home, Inc. since 1997 and purchased the business from David A. Vanstrom in July of 2007.

Matt is married to Holly A. (Merchant) Yagger and the father of two daughters Lauren and Avery Yagger.

Matt is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, NYS Funeral Directors Association, Chautauqua County Funeral Directors Association and the USGA.  In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and golfing.



David A. Davin – A 1993 graduate of Avon Central High School and a 1996 graduate of State University of New York at Canton with an Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science. He has been employed by Stephenson- Dougherty Funeral Home in Avon, NY and the Alhart Funeral in Caledonia, NY from 2003 until 2010. David came to the Falconer Funeral Home in September 2010 to work with his former Canton College associate Matthew D. Yagger.

David is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, NYS Funeral Directors Association, Chautauqua County Funeral Directors Association, and the Falconer Rod and Gun Club. In his spare time he enjoys walking, cooking and baking, aviation, and going to the movies.