Name: John William Faulkingham
Given Name: John William
Change Date: 29 AUG 2016
Birth: 8 FEB 1914 in Jonesport, Washington Co, ME, USA
Death: 16 NOV 2001 in Augusta, Kennebec Co, ME, USA|
Father: William Henry Faulkingham b: 8 AUG 1883 in Jonesport, Washington Co, ME, USA
Mother: Lena Rose Merchant b: 7 MAR 1894 in Jonesport, Washington Co, ME, USA
Eva Maybel Pinkham b: 11 MAY 1915 in Milbridge, Washington Co, ME, USA
16 MAR 1935
in of Washington Co, ME, USA
- FrederickWilliam Faulkingham b: 24 JUL 1935 in Milbridge, Washington Co, ME, USA
- Eugene A. Faulkingham b: 4 AUG 1937 in Milbridge, Washington Co, ME, USA
- Living Faulkingham
- Lee Faulkingham
- Living Faulkingham
- Abbrev: Obituary
Page: Obit of Elizabeth Faulkingham
Text: Faulkingham Wright, Elizabeth "Betty
from the Kennebec Journal
CLINTON -- Elizabeth "Betty" Faulkingham Wright,
84, of Clinton died peacefully surrounded by her
loving family on Dec. 29, 2003.
She was born on Aug. 26, 1919, at Beals Island, a
daughter of William and Lena (Merchant)
She graduated from Pembroke High School in
1937 and from the nursing program at Eastern
Maine Medical Center in Bangor in 1941. She
married Samuel Wright Jr. on June 7 that same
year. After living in several states, the Wrights
finally settled in Clinton in 1956 to operate the
Wright Place Farm and raise their family.
Betty ran the poultry portion of the farm for several
years. She was also the bookkeeper of the entire
operation until she retired.
She was a lifetime member of the Fireside
Chapter 103 Order of Eastern Star in Clinton,
where she was a worthy past matron. She was an
avid beano player and enjoyed camping.
Her one true love was her family. She was very
active in their lives.
She was predeceased by her husband of 49 years,
Samuel Wright Jr.; and her son, Thomas R. Wright.
She had four brothers, Ronald, John, Grover, and
Albert Faulkingham. She is survived by her
daughter, Janet Bard and her husband, Val, of
Fairfield Center; three sons, Samuel Wright III and
his wife, Nancy, of Clinton, William H. Wright and
his wife, Paulette, of Detroit and Raymond M.
Wright and his wife, Sonya, of Clinton; and her
daughter-in-law Belinda Stoughton and her
husband, John of Clinton.
She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, Brian,
Stephen, Samantha, Bethany, Shonne, Thomas Jr.
and Stacey Wright, Katrina Bickford, Scott and
Michell Thompson and Amy Rogers. She is also
survived by seven great-grandchildren, Tashia,
Chelsea, Caleigh, and Dylon Wright, Monique,
Briannah and Thomas Bickford. Betty will be fondly
remembered by her loving caregivers Tracey and
Becky Chartrand, Susan Miller, Charlene Taylor,
Colleen Landry and Lynette Poirier.
A memorial service will be celebrated 1 p.m. on
Friday, at the Brown Memorial United Methodist
Church with the Rev. Nancy DePoe officiating.
Fireside Chapter 103 Eastern Star will perform a
ceremony. A celebration of her life will follow the
service at the church vestry where all are invited to
attend. Contributions may be made in her memory
to the Clinton Ambulance Service at the Clinton
Fire Station, Church Street, in Clinton or to the
Brown Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O.
Box 58 Clinton ME 04927.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Lawry
Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Fairfield.