Theodore "Ted" Faust

Born: Fri., Nov. 13, 1925
Died: Mon., May 27, 2019


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Theodore "Ted"  Faust, 93, of Youngsville, passed away at home, on Monday, May 27, 2019.

He was born November 13, 1925 in Freehold Twp, Sugar Grove, Pa. to Oliver and Edna Pierce Faust. Ted completed high school at Lottsville High School and then went on to serve in the US Army during World War II . After the war he worked at Corry -Jamestown for a period of time then ran his own business as a floor covering installer. Throughout his life, Ted was very active. He received his pilots license and enjoyed his time in the air. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Zem Zem Shrine from Erie, the Warren County Shriners, the Coudersport Consistory, He was a member of the National Ski Patrol, the Dive Recovery Team from Warren, VFW in Mayville, the Sugar Grove AMVETS, American Legion in Corry and the Lakewood Rod and Gun.

Ted was preceded in death by his parents, and by his brothers, Carl, Warren and Norman, and his sisters Polly and Elizabeth.

He is survived by his wife Patricia, who he married at Peak and Peak on November 1, 1975, and his children Ted (Diane) Faust, Stephen (Shirley)Faust, Dianne Faust and a step-daughter, Marcia(Vince) Velker; 7 grand children and step grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and a special niece Sherry(Dennis) Chase who was like a daughter to Ted.

Services are private at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Mayville Cemetery.

Condolences may be left for the family at nelsonfuneralhome.net and memorial donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital of Erie, 1645 West 8th St. Erie, Pa., 16505. Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome.net.

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carey faust
   Posted Sat June 01, 2019
My father, Ken Faust was Teds cousin.My Dad had no brothers so we always referred to him as UNCLE TED.Last time I saw him was at my Moms funeral.He had forgotten his hat there and I made arrangements to get it back to him.Once when sking at Snow Peak and I might have been 10yrs. old I got caught in the rope tow.As I was being lifted in the air towards the machine that pulled the rope there was Uncle Ted refuleing the engine and he saw me coming.I trulely believe he saved my life that day. I had spent some time with his son Allen years ago and always thought of the whole family as friends indeed.Uncle Ted was a good man.My condolences to the family.
Carey Faust.....

Bob and Phyllis Humphrey
   Posted Sat June 01, 2019
So sorry to hear about Teds passing. He was a true gentleman and kind person. We always enjoyed time with Ted and Pat. He always made all kinds of wine, so when we stopped up we would sample wine and cheese. Great memories. Our condolences to the family.

Danette & Robbin Weaver
   Posted Sat June 01, 2019
Marcia & Pat: So sorry to hear about Ted's passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with you, and the family.

Richard Kime
   Posted Tue June 04, 2019
Ted was a friend and fellow Ski Patroller with me at Peak n Peak in the early 2000's. We shared our love for skiing and woodworking on many occasions. We left the area in 2004 but our hearts were always with the fine people like Ted and his wife who we enjoys many good times together. Richard and Karen Kime, Artistree- Ashville New York

Rick and Annette Hutley
   Posted Mon June 10, 2019
To Pat, Marcia, and Family,

Annette and I were truly saddened to hear of Ted's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time of adjustment when we lose a loved one such as Ted was to so many. My thoughts of Ted are bigger than life as I remember what a true leader he was over the many years while in the National Ski Patrol System both at the "The Buckaloons" and at "Peek N' Peak Ski Resort". He was an action and no-nonsense man that lived life to the fullest on the slopes and enjoyed our NSPS mission to protect and render first-aid to all those in need. His lasting memory will ever be ingrained in my mind of all the times we free-skied and patrolled down the slopes enjoying whatever lied en-store beyond the next drop or curve. We will always have cherished thoughts of our past times in Ted's company, for he touched many people's lives!

Debbie Faust Carlson
   Posted Sat June 22, 2019
My thoughts and prayers to Aunt Pat and Uncle Teds family. He was our patriarch and now I guess this next generation has to step up. I remember how stern he seemed to me as I was growing up (I think they got that from grandpa Faust) but as I got older I saw a fun loving and silly side (I well remember the first time I was offered some homemade wine, tasted better than what my sister had swiped from Grandpa!). I had forgotten about the plane, I was disappointed I was to young to go up, but he made it up by giving me a ride on his motorcycle (my 1st!). Thank you for the YouTube video on the war experience, it was very well done and showed a side he didn't share. We will miss him
-Love to you all
-Debbie

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