Faulkner, Doreen Jeanne

Faulkner, Doreen Jeanne

October 21st, 2017

Suddenly on Saturday, October 21, 2017, Doreen Jeanne Faulkner (née Liley), in her 70th year, passed away at University Hospital. Beloved wife and best friend of Philip for 48 years. Cherished and devoted mother of Paula (Jason) and Pamela (Eytan), and loving Nana of Tessa. Fondly remembered and loved dearly by many friends and family, including her sister Kathleen Colman (Frank).  Dear friend and sister-in-law of Susan (Faulkner) and Mark Patterson, Stephen (Maureen), and David (Vivienne). Loving aunt of Kirsten, Michelle (Michael), Matthew (Ashley), Kate and other dear nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents (Clifford and Alma Liley). Doreen loved life and she loved living it! She truly enjoyed being a member at Sunningdale Golf Club:  her most favourite quote, after a brilliant shot, was “God, I LOVE THIS GAME”! Recently, Doreen fulfilled a wish from her bucket list and spent 3 delightful weeks with her best friend Phil, touring Scotland, Ireland and England. It was truly one of the highlights of her life. Doreen had a large circle of family and friends, and she was happiest spending time with those who made her shine. Her heart was happiest and was most proud when her cherished family were all together. A fabulous host, a caregiver to all, and a loyal and passionate London Knights fan. Every person who knew her was blessed. Doreen will be fondly remembered for her infectious laugh, her caring nature, her beautiful smile and her huge heart:  our hearts are truly broken. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Tuesday from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at the CHURCH OF ST. JUDE, 1537 Adelaide Street North, London on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., with Bishop Terry Dance officiating and with visitation at the church one hour prior. A reception will follow the service. Private family interment at Woodland Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Doreen are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.


“God be in my head, and in my understanding;

God be in mine eyes, and in my looking –

God be in my mouth, and in my speaking;

God be in my heart, and in my thinking;

God be at mine end, and in my departing.”

- H. Walford Davies



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Sharon MillerPam & Family, Remember all the good times! My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May your Mother's memory be for a blessing. Sharon
Linda and David CrawfordPhil and Family We were sorry to hear of your loss. Doreen was such a friendly and vibrant person. She was a great friend and neighbour. Our heart goes out to you and your family at this difficult time. The Crawford Family
Mike and Mary CobbPhil and family Please accept our deepest condolences. The Cobbs
Debbie Smeltzer and Jay SasloveDear Pam, Paula and Phil; we were so saddened to hear of the sudden loss of your dear mom, wife and grandmother. She impressed us every time we met her, with her fun and friendly personality and can only imagine how much she will be missed. Love Debbie, Jay and family
Barbara & Darlene JovanovicDear Faulkner Family...We are saddened to hear of Doreen's sudden passing. Our "lively discussions" will sorely be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Barbara and Darlene Peter's Drive-In Cleaners
VivienneCondolences to you all. Doreen will be greatly missed. Love to you all.
Carmen & Corrie GicanteDear Phil, Pam and Paula and family. We are so saddened to hear about Doreen's sudden passing on Saturday. She was a spark of light in our neighborhood and we will greatly miss her enthusiasm, sense of humor , caring and wonderful conversations. She was an exemplary partner , Mother and Grandmother.Our sincerest condolences . Corrie and Carmen
Mel,Jeanne,Jim April Scrimshaw and Terri RobertsonDear Phil and family , we are all very sorry to hear of your loss and you have are sympathy. We all remember Doreen's smile whenever we were around her. This will be missed.
Mary BendaStosDear Eytan and Family. Deepest and warmest sympathies. Take care of family through this difficult time. Sincere condolences . Mary BendaStos and family.
Mike CranePhil and family my deepest sympathies on your loss she will be fondly remembered
Pinelopi MakrodimitrisPlease accept our heartfelt condolences on your sudden loss. We will keep you all in our prayers. With love, Pinelopi (Makrodimitris) and George Karlis (Ottawa)
Elisabeth Pellmann WebbPaula and the Faulkner Family, My deepest sympathies are extended to you on the loss of your mother. It is never easy to lose a loved one, but when that loss is sudden, it carries its own challenges. My prayers are with your family at this time.
Kyle and Katie FaulknerWe will miss Aunt Doreen's beautiful smile, our lively conversations, and her zest for life. Our thoughts and prayers are with Aunt Doreen's family. Love, Kyle, Katie and George Faulkner
Judy and Gerry WeinerDear Phil and Family, Please accept our most heartfelt expression of sympathy on the death of your wife and mother. May you be strengthened by all the good memories that you have shared. Love and War regards, Judy and Gerry in Montreal.
John and Carol FarrellFor your great loss...please accept our Deepest Sympathy.
Susan KayeMr. Faulkner and family, I am so sorry to read of your loss. With deepest sympathy, Susan Kaye (retired night staff from Peter's)
Nick FaulknerWe will so miss Aunt Doreen's laugh, energy, and love. I always loved being able to share great conversation with Aunt Doreen; her passion and personality were so infectious. All my love and condolences to the family.
Yvonne MiskinPhil, Paula, Pam and Family I was so shocked and saddened to hear about Doreen. Doreen meant the world to myself and Chris. We loved working for Phil and Doreen for over 20 years and for all of those years, Doreen treated us like family and not like employees. She was always there for us. She cared about us as if we were her own family. She laughed with us and she cried with us through everything. To me, Doreen was another mom ... a mom away from home. She cared about me and my family ... she never judged me and she always showed me respect. I will miss her dearly. We missed her when she retired and now, we will miss her even more as she moves from this world. Her memories will always remain with us. I will never forget her laughter, her kindness, her patience, her support, her humor, her giggle, her strength, her hugs, her "Doreen-ness" My world was touched by Doreen and it will not be the same without her. I will forever cherish the years and memories I was fortunate enough to have because she did touch my life for 20 years. Our thoughts, prayers and sympathy go out to all of you at this time. Love, Yvonne & Chris Miskin
Gary Sinasac - WindsorPhil and Family, So sorry to hear the news about Doreen's sudden passing. She was a lovely, lovely lady. She always had a friendly hello every time I visited Varco London. We would always get in a few quick stories about our grandkids and vacation spots that we both had visited. She was a positive influence in the lives of many that she touched. Thoughts and prayers go out to you at this time.
Bruce, Nancy and Adam LibbyDear Paula and Family, Thinking about you during this difficult time! Extending our deepest sympathy to your entire family.
Kim JovichevichDear Phil, Paula and Pamela, Our condolences on the passing of dear Doreen. I have good memories of her constant smile and zest for life. Deepest sympathy to your family. Sincerely, Kim and Andrea Jovichevich
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