Ruby Faulkenham

Public Graveside Service

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Friday, October 2, 2020
Hillside Cemetery
Penney Road
Upper Northfield, Nova Scotia, Canada

Obituary of Ruby Louise Faulkenham


FAULKENHAM, Ruby L. (Joudrey) - Age 82, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 27, 2020 in Billerica, MA with her children by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Donald G. Faulkenham who passed away in 2013.

She was born in Upper Northfield, on February 11, 1938 and was the daughter of the late Clyde and Inez (Ernst) Joudrey. Ruby was a homemaker, raising her family in Chelmsford. She enjoyed visits to her beloved Nova Scotia. She loved feeding her birds, especially hummingbirds.

Ruby is survived by her children; Rick Faulkenham of Lowell, Mass; David Faulkenham and his wife Cheryl of Chelmsford, Mass; Debbie Silver, Watford; her sister, Diane MacLean and her husband Cameron, Watford; her grandchildren, Jake Faulkenham, Amanda Faulkenham and Brittany Silver; her great grandchildren; Maddax and Mari-Lynn, her sister-in-law, Sharon Varner and her husband Roscoe of Upper Northfield. Ruby also leaves many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her daughter, Sheila Faulkenham who passed away in 1975 at the age of 16 from Lupus; her son-in-law, Alton Silver and her brothers, Beverly Joudrey, sister-in-law, Marilyn (Snyder) Joudrey and Walter Joudrey who passed away as an infant.

There will be no visitation by request.

Public graveside funeral service will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, October 10 in Hillside Cemetery, Upper Northfield. Pastor Brooklynn Lane officiating. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made in Ruby’s name to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home, New Germany where on-line condolences, messages and donations may be made by visiting

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