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Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Patricia Faulconer


Mrs. Patricia Faulconer is a native to Orange County. She was born in her family home in Orange, VA along with her younger sister. While attending Orange County High School, Patricia dated her future husband, Donald. After graduation, she continued her education at Madison College (James Madison University) where she received a degree in Elementary Education. She began her teaching career in Henrico County as a first grade teacher. She eventually found her calling as a fourth grade teacher where she remained for at least 25 years. While in Henrico County, she reconnected with her high school sweetheart, Donald. He would visit her every weekend until he proposed! They got married and moved back to Orange County where she has lived up until moving to Dogwood Village. Donald and Patricia have been happily married for 26 years and have five children and seven grandchildren. Today, Mrs. Faulconer visits her home in Orange every day to tend to her garden. She loves to exercise, sing, and arrange flowers. Patricia’s biggest accomplishment is being able to put her children through college and marrying Donald Faulconer.