Carole Christine Faulkner (Nee MacPherson)

born September 23rd, 1935 in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia to Lizzie and John MacPherson passed away peacefully in her home on October 5th, 2009 surrounded by her family.  Survived by her husband Merle, son David (Melissa) and grandson Sean, son Bruce (Elizabeth) and granddaughter

Rosanna, daughter Janet (Darren), brother Allister

(Eileen) MacPherson, niece Allison and nephew John.


She graduated from Nova Scotia Hospital Nursing School in 1957. She worked as an RN before retiring to raise her children.  Merle’s career took them to Libya, Texas and Malaysia.  During these years they travelled extensively.

They retired to Kelowna and have resided there these past 14 years.


She had an eclectic taste in most things and loved

downhill skiing, boating, cycling, skating and was

an avid walker. She enjoyed reading, poetry, bridge and the theater.


Carole also enjoyed the extended summer visits with her grandson and took great delight in the company of her friends and family.


Memorial donations can be made to the BC Cancer Society.


The family wishes to thank the Community Health and palliative care team for all their assistance.


On line condolences may be offered at


A memorial service will be held Monday, October 19th

at 10:00 a.m. at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road.

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