Marie Faulkner
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Marie A. Faulkner, 88, of Athens, formerly of Metropolis, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at St. Peter Catholic Church, located at 711 S. Sixth St. in Petersburg, with Rev. James Palakudy serving as celebrant.

Born July 3, 1925 in Metropolis, Mrs. Faulkner graduated from Metropolis High School and worked for Metropolis Oil and Gas. She later was employed as a site manager in Athens for Senior Services of Central Illinois.

Survivors include one daughter, Elizabeth Lefferts and husband David of Petersburg; one son-in-law, Charles Joyce of Springfield; three grandchildren, Hayley Schurman, Kelly Dial and Robyn Ghelfi; and five great-grandchildren, Hunter, Walker and Anamarie Dial and Logan and Blake Ghelfi.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oliver Ernest and Eva Elizabeth Maedeker Bess; her husband, Muriel Faulkner; and one daughter, Stevey Joyce.

Memorials may be made to: Holy Family Church, 711 S. Sixth St., Petersburg, IL 62675; or Senior Services of Central Illinois, 100 E. Sheridan Rd., Petersburg, IL 62675.

Prior to the mass, cremation will be done by Butler Cremation Tribute Center. Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home of Springfield is in charge of arrangements.
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