American Veteran 02

Robert A. Faulkner

May 21, 2020

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Obituary

Robert A. Faulkner, Sr (Bob) of Warminster passed away on Thursday evening May 21, 2020 at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home on Southampton Road, Philadelphia.  Bob was 88 years old.  He was the beloved and devoted husband of Helen with whom he shared 66 years of marriage.  Bob was born in Philadelphia the son of the late John & Mary Faulkner.
After graduating Northeast Catholic High School, Bob enlisted in the US Marine Corp, serving 15 months in combat in Korea with the First Marine Division.  He was Honorably Discharged after his three years of service & was an American Legion member over 60 years.  Bob worked as a chauffeur/groundman for Philadelphia Electric Company for over 40 years before retiring in 1990.  He was born and raised in Philadelphia & moved to Warminster where he was a resident over 42 years.  He truly was a people person who enjoyed his family, friends, former co-workers & made anyone he met feel special.  Known as “The Marine” to many, he was a strong, kind, positive man who left his influence on many he met. A lifelong Eagles & NY Yankees fan, he loved sports, working around the yard, most definitely his cars & being with others. His smile, personal attention to you & his "Good luck & God bless you” when you parted will be greatly missed by many.  
In addition to Helen his wife, Bob is survived by Marilyn (sister) & John (Late) Schiebel, Eileen (sister) & Edward Wintrode, two sons, Robert, Jr & John Faulkner both of Warminster, five grandchildren Robert III & Michelle Faulkner, Juliet Faulkner, Preston & Colette Faulkner, Joseph Gillin, Katie & Michael McCafferty, five great grand children Ava & Zander Faulkner, Jordan & Alexis Gillin, Shane McCafferty.  Bob was proceeded in death by a brother John (Jack) and his wife Eileen Faulkner.
Honorary Pallbearers:  Robert & Preston Faulkner, John Schiebel, Edward & Jordan Wintrode, Dan Lacey, Timothy & Garrett Smith.
Relatives & friends are invited to his viewing on Thursday May 28, 2020 from 11:30 to 12 at the Schneider Funeral Home located at 431 N York Road, Hatboro, PA   Due to the Covid Pandemic we will be adhering to the social distancing guidelines.   There will be a limit inside the building of only 10 attendees at a time, with a prayer service in lieu of a Catholic mass.  His interment will be private at the Washington Crossing National Cemetery.  There will be a full military memorial service at the cemetery at a later designated time when permitted by the Covid guidelines.  
Please no donations of flowers at this time and to share memories & condolences with Bob’s family, please visit the Funeral Home website 
 

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Services

Viewing
Thursday
May 28, 2020

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Schneider Funeral Home
431 North York Road
Hatboro, PA 19040

Prayer Service
Thursday
May 28, 2020

12:00 PM
Schneider Funeral Home
431 North York Road
Hatboro, PA 19040

Private Interment

Washington Crossing National Cemetery
830 Highland Road
Newtown, PA 18940

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