Francis E. ‘Buster’ Faulkner
LOWELL Francis E. ‘Buster’ Faulkner, 88, of Lowell and Nashua, died Wednesday, June 3, 2009, at Greenbriar Terrace in Nashua, NH, after a brief illness. He was the widower of the late Eileen Mary (Stanton) Faulkner who died in 2003.
Born February 2, 1921, in Lowell, he was a son of Lulu Faulkner and was educated in the local schools growing up in the Acre Section of the City, on Fletcher Street. He served with the United States Army in Germany during World War II, receiving the Good Conduct Medal, the Victory Medal, the European African Middle Eastern Theatre Campaign Ribbon, and the American Theatre Campaign Ribbon.
Mr. Faulkner worked as a forman for the City of Lowell Department of Public Works for over forty years before his retirement, and was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church. Buster was an avid sports fan, and enjoyed going for walks, working in his yard, and enjoyed reading the Lowell Sun Newspaper.
He is survived by his daughter, Eileeen F. Turcotte of Nashua; his grandsons, Brian F. Turcotte and Daniel T. Turcotte both of Nashua; a sister, Helene O’Malley of Lowell; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also a brother of the late John ‘Barney’ Quealy and the late William Quealy.
YOU ARE INVITED TO HIS VISITATION 9 UNTIL 10 A.M. SATURDAY MORNING, JUNE 6, 2009, AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL 978-458-6816.
HIS FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH AT 11 A.M..
Chruch address for directions: 144 East Merrimack Street, Lowell , MA 01852
BURIAL IN ST. PATRICK CEMETERY, LOWELL.