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Rev Sylvia <I>Walton</I> Faoro

Rev Sylvia Walton Faoro

Northumberland, England
Death 10 Feb 2017 (aged 90)
Pincher Creek, Claresholm Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Burial Pincher Creek, Claresholm Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Memorial ID 176336422 · View Source
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Sylvia was born in Dewly Mill, Northumberland, England, and immigrated to Canada with her parents in 1929 at the age of three. The family eventually settled in Alberta near the small town of Sangudo.

Sylvia went to normal school and began teaching at the age of 17. On April 4,1947, she married Geno Faoro and taught in a small country school near their farm. She then taught in Onoway and then in Pincher Creek until her retirement.

She was a member of the Royal Purple and was honored Royal Lady for two years. She also was very much involved in and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion.

At the age of 80, she was ordained as a deacon in the Anglican Church. She was very proud to have officiated at many services, weddings, funerals, etc. at St. John's Anglican Church in Pincher Creek until just a few months

She will be sadly missed by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, a brother and many nieces and nephews.

Source: Obit-Shooting the Breeze, Feb 22, 2017 issue

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Sylvia Walton Faoro (24 May 1926–10 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176336422, citing Fairview Cemetery, Pincher Creek, Claresholm Census Division, Alberta, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .