Edward Christopher Faidherbe, 93, of Dugger, passed away at 4:37 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2006 at Sullivan Health and Living Center.
Born Sept. 22, 1912 in Greene County, he was the son of Phelix Faidherbe and Germaine Mehay Faidherbe. He had been married to Veronica Josephine Burke Faidherbe.
He was a coal miner and had retired from RCA in Bloomington. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sullivan and attended the St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Jasonville.
Survivors include a daughter Mary Fuzesi of Dugger, six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a step-father Emile Baratier, his wife Veronica, a son Edward Faidherbe, and a sister Madelaine Stassin.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Jasonville. Burial will be in the Dugger Cemetery.
Friends may call at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger today from 5-8 p.m.