Valerie C. (Miller) Faxon


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Newburyport, MA - Valerie C. (Miller) Faxon, 83, of Maine, former longtime resident of Newburyport, died Monday, January 7, 2019 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.
Born in Brooklyn, NY on August 28, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Otto and Esther (Hansen-Wiig) Miller. A graduate of Newburyport High School, she went on to earn her Teacher's degree at Salem State Teachers College thus opening the doors for her long career teaching second graders and later kindergartners at the Belleville School in Newburyport.
She will lovingly be remembered by her daughter, Tambria Alexander of Standish, Maine; her son, Terry Faxon and his wife, Beth of Pepperell, MA; her five grandchildren, Nathaniel Alexander and his wife, Alison along with their children Evie and Ari; and Trevor, Erik, Jacob and Kendra Faxon; her sister, Joan M. Sewall of Stratham, NH together with her many students who thought so highly of her.

A funeral service at Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Family Funeral Home, 35 Green Street, Newburyport, will be held Saturday, January 12th at 10 a.m. immediately followed by calling hours until 12 p.m. Springtime burial in Sawyer Hill Burial Ground will be private.
Published on January 11, 2019
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