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Visitation

Rose and Black Funeral Home
Thursday March 14th, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Visitation

Rose and Black Funeral Home
Thursday March 14th, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Rose and Black Funeral Home
Friday March 15th, 2019
11:00am

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Mary Faulconbridge

Mary Faulconbridge, 88 of Orchard Manner, formerly of Sandy Lake, passed away at 6:05am Saturday March 9, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born on March 3, 1931 in Sheakleyville, daughter of the late Reymer A. and Ruth Snyder Perrine. Mary attended a one room country school for just 8 years then graduated salutatorian of the Class of 1948 from Sandy Lake High School. After graduation, she worked for a short time as a cashier at the Red and White Store in Stoneboro. In the fall of 1948, she started working as a secretary and book keeper at Newell Lumber Company (now Clinch-Tite Corp) of Sandy Lake. She married the love of her life, John “Jack” Faulconbridge, on Friday the 13th of May, 1955, retiring in 1956 to become full time wife and mother. Her greatest joys were her husband, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She loved playing games, reading, and word searches to keep her mind busy and teaching her children and grandchildren how to play cards. She enjoyed sending greeting cards for any occasion, traveling to several states including Hawaii. A 25th wedding anniversary was celebrated by a trip to Scotland/England to visit family. She fed “Her” birdies who rewarded her with their beauty and songs. The deer and squirrels also enjoyed her bird feeders. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband on September 14, 2004, son Daniel on May 31, 2016, brothers, Clark and Paul, and sister Dorothy. She is survived by her son John and wife Becky of Grand Blanc, Michigan, daughter Marna VanDyke and husband Ed of Cochranton, daughter in law, Christy Mackey and her son Jake, Montrose, Colorado, grandchildren, John II, Bethany Brown, husband Lee and their son Landon and Ian and Trent VanDyke. She wanted to say “Thank You” to a few special people; nephews Allen Clayton, Don Faulconbridge, neighbors Jim and Mary Deniker, Chuck and Jen Oblich, and Adam, Jack, and Matthew Saeler for all they have done for her. A very special “Thank You” to her daughter Marna and family for always being there when needed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Black Funeral Home, 3236 S. Main St., Sandy Lake, where family and friends are welcome from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. & 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Thursday. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday in the funeral home. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Online condolences and flowers may be sent to the family by visiting www.BlackFuneralHomes.net.

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