|Birth: ||Jul. 16, 1906|
|Death: ||Nov. 14, 2004|
Mary Edna Faulkner, 98, of Mount Airy, died Sunday, November 14, 2004, at Lorien Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Roland Robert Faulkner, her husband of 71 years.
Born July 16, 1906, in Washington, D.C., she was a daughter of the late Thomas Edward and Dora Pillsbury Tyler.
Mrs. Faulkner attended Strayer College and the Washington School for Secretaries. She was a licensed day care operator from 1952 to 1997, retiring when she was age 91. In the course of her career she had raised over 300 children. In 2001, she wrote and had published a book about her life entitled "My Life From Outhouse to the Computer."
Mrs. Faulkner was active in the Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Department. She was an avid bingo player, and loved to crotchet and spend time with her family.
She was a member of Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Libertytown.
Surviving her are eight children, Shirley Gamble and Judy Michand, both of Summerton, S.C., Roland Faulkner, Jr. of Mount Airy, Cathy Faulkner of Orange City, Florida, David Faulkner of Gaithersburg, John R. Faulkner of Columbia,
Linda Moser of Palm Bay, Florida, and Sean Faulkner of Vero Beach, Florida; 26 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by sisters Dorothy Cross and Louise Tyler, brother Frank Tyler and a great-grandson Robert Faulkner.
Friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 on Thursday at the Olin L. Molesworth P. A. Funeral Home, 26401 Ridge Road, Damascus. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated by the Rev. John Dietzenbach at 11:30 on Friday, Nov. 19, at Saint
Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, Viers Mill Road and Claridge Lane, Wheaton, Md. Entombment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions to St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church Building Fund, 9201-A Church Street, Libertytown, MD
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
Created by: Gare Kunert Allen
Record added: Feb 13, 2008
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try to rest in peace i know it must be hard not to say anything but now you know how it feels .|
Added: Oct. 16, 2014
from her youngest son sean in loveing memory rest in peace love always|
Added: Aug. 13, 2014
I N G O !|
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