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George A. Faulkner, Sr.
ATTLEBORO - George A. Faulkner, Sr., 73, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, February 7, 2013. He was the beloved husband of M. Suzanne (Coleman) Faulkner for 50 years.
Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late John and Anna (Dwyer) Faulkner. George attended St. Leo the Great School and was a Class of 1957 graduate of St. Raphael Academy. He served in the U.S. Navy and worked at Jostens, Attleboro for many years until his retirement. He was a former member of Pharaoh's Car Club and the Bristol County Street Rod Association. George enjoyed collecting stamps; photographs; automotive toys and various hot rods over the years. He also loved to listen to Rock and Roll music.
Besides his loving wife, he leaves two sons, George A. Faulkner, Jr. and James P. Faulkner both of Pawtucket; a brother, Edward Faulkner of Pawtucket and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late John Faulkner, Ruth Catterall, Dorothy Stefanek and Raymond Faulkner, Sr.
His funeral will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. from WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in the Church of St. Leo the Great, 697 Central Ave., Pawtucket. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence. VISITATION will be Wednesday 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 will be appreciated.