Windham, NH — Robert F. Faust Jr., age 67 of Windham, NH, died unexpectedly Tuesday at the Mass General Hospital, Boston, MA.
He was born in Lawrence, MA, grew up and was educated in South Lawrence, graduating from Lawrence High School in 1964. During high school, Bob enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served during Vietnam. He was a resident of Windham for the past 40 years.
Bob was a retired supervisor for Lucent Technologies, where he worked for over 30 years. He was a member of the MLA (Massachusetts Locksmith Association). He was an avid tennis player, wine maker, and enjoyed going to the gym. Bob loved his local sports teams, including the Red Sox, Patriots, Bruins, Celtics and UNH Hockey. Bob enjoyed the simple things in life, such as picking up the paper every morning, making a great cup of coffee and mowing the lawn. Most of all, family was most important to Bob, and he loved being with them, especially his grandchildren.
Bob is survived by his wife of nearly 43 years, Nancy (Foster) Faust of Windham, NH; children, Robert F. III and his wife, Amy Faust, of Raymond, NH, Laurie and her husband, Shawn Lemire, of Salem, NH, Jeffrey and his wife, Michelle Faust, of Hudson, NH; grandchildren, Lauren, Megan, R.J., Carter, Jackson, Haley, Camden, Samantha, Brandon, and Aaron.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, April 5, at 9 a.m. at St. Patrick Church, Pelham, NH. Burial will follow in the Cemetery on the Plain, Windham, NH. Calling hours will be Friday, April 4, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com.