Ge­orge Richard­son Faulkner of West Ch­ester

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

Ge­orge Richard­son Faulkner died on Oc­to­ber 18, 2016 at age 91. He was a res­i­dent of West Ch­ester for about 30 years, and prior to that lived in Paoli, PA since 1961.

He is sur­vived by his three chil­dren, Ge­orge Jr. of Yard­ley, PA, Dou­glas of Lans­dale, PA, and Carol (Wood) of Cham­paign, IL. His wife of 51 years, Anne Sund­strom Faulkner, died in 1997. He had six grand­chil­dren and three great grand­chil­dren.

Ge­orge Faulkner was born and raised in the West Hart­ford, CT area. Dur­ing WWII he served in the 8th Air Force as a B-17 bom­bardier, com­plet­ing 34 mis­sions.

Af­ter the war, he at­tended Trin­ity Col­lege and then joined Con­necti­cut Gen­eral In­surance Com­pany in Hart­ford (now CIGNA). Later his fam­ily moved to the Philadel­phia sub­urbs to work for John­son & Hig­gins and then Tow­ers Per­rin (now Tow­ers Wat­son) as a pen­sion con­sul­tant, from where he re­tired as a vice-pres­i­dent at the end of 1985. Af­ter re­tire­ment, he vol­un­teered at Paoli Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal and for the Her­shey’s Mill “car shar­ers” ser­vice.

Mr. Faulkner was an avid golfer and mem­ber of Ch­ester Val­ley Golf Club for 20 years, fol­lowed by mem­ber­ship in the Her­shey’s Mill Golf Club for 18 years, in­clud­ing 2 years as its pres­i­dent.

By the re­quest of the fam­ily, the ser­vices and in­ter­ment will be pri­vate.

In lieu of flow­ers, me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be sent to the Amer­i­can Red Cross, P.O. Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839.

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