Faulkner, Blanche Estelle Picton Dear
FAULKNER, Blanche “Peggy” - of Stirling, in her 95th year, passed away peacefully in her sleep on December 31st, 2016 at Hastings Manor in Belleville. She was born March 22nd, 1922 at Monghyr, Bihar, India, daughter of British Army Captain Henry Noel Christian and Louisa May Coffin. Peggy, christened Blanche Estelle Picton Dear Christian, was raised and educated in England, and was married in 1942 at Reigate, Surrey, England to Gordon Blake Faulkner (deceased) of Stirling, a Corporal serving with the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment. Loving mother of Helen (deceased) McMaster (Larry), Andrew (Gail Morrow), Susan Carew (John), Linda Chatman (Grant Godin), and William (Sharon Fobear). Grandma Peggy will be sadly missed by grandchildren Dawn McMaster (David Hatch), Michael McMaster (James Kulczycki), Michael Faulkner, Andrea Faulkner, Martin Faulkner, Jason Chatman, Kristy Chatman Moore, Tera Faulkner Quinlan and Kelsey Faulkner. Loved by her great-grandchildren, Haley Hatch and Thomas Hatch. Peggy will be remembered fondly by many nieces, nephews and extended family. Peggy was an enduring member of St. Paul’s United Church in Stirling, a founding member of the Stirling Book Club, former Librarian of the Stirling Public Library, and Co-Editor of The Heritage Years, A History of Stirling and District, the 125th Anniversary Edition, 1983.
A Memorial Service for Peggy will be held at St. Paul’s United Church in Stirling at a date to be announced. Interment will be at the Stirling Cemetery in the Spring.
Donations in memory of Peggy can be made to St Paul’s United Church Stirling, The Stirling-Rawdon Public Library, The BGH Foundation Oncology Department, or a Charity of your choice.
Arrangements entrusted to the RUSHNELL FUNERAL CENTRE, 60 Division Street, Trenton (613-392-2111). On-line condolences at www.rushnellfamilyservices.com
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