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Becky Parton

Faith Austin

June 16, 1934 - May 20, 2020

This memorial is celebrating the life of Faith Elizabeth (Quimby) Austin. There are not enough words to capture the wonderful life she lived and the beautiful person she was. We did our best to write about her and would love for you to share your favorite memories as well. We will be sharing them with her...  see more

Faith Elizabeth (Quimby) Austin was born on June 16, 1934 in New Boston, NH to Delbert (Del) and Lillian Elizabeth (Lib) Quimby. She was raised in Brookline, NH with her siblings Loring, Pearline and Marilyn (Mert). Faith wrote her own book so there’s no way we’re going to capture here the full essence of her life. She wrote good chunks of her life story on an old typewriter and put it all together in a bound book. She had stories to...  see more
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  • Winnie Namatovu
    I am forever grateful for being “adopted” as one of her granddaughters. From the moment that I met her, I felt her genuine warmth and care. During my childhood visits, I always knew that there was going to be spontaneous fun, lots of laughter, and...  more
  • Ally Lalumiere
    It is hard to know where to start. For Gramma, there were thousands of beginnings, yet her lasting impact continues without end. The first memories I have of Gramma Lop are snuggling up into her bed when I was living with her and Joe at 2 years old while...  more
  • Ally Lalumiere
    I was really so, so saddened to hear this news today. I know what you mean that she adopted me and so many others into her big heart as her kids. I felt her care and anyone who has met her can testify to this real flame of care and devotion that she was....  more
  • Warren Austin
    When I think of Faith I remember the warmth and affection she showed. She loved young and old. She loved on family, friends, and strangers. She was a welcoming force. The day I met her she greeted me with zeal and interest. It wasn't ideal circumstances...  more
  • Warren Austin
    As a son I have a lifetime of experiences to remember - so many good ones. The more I think about it I realize how rich I am to have had her as a mom. She was loving, compassionate, caring, understanding, and most of all she was forgiving. No matter what...  more
    Oh my goodness what blessings Mrs. Austin gave to all who knew her. I am told of a story that Mr. and Mrs. Austin took my parents, Tom and Valerie(Seguine) out for dinner when I was a newborn. Some stories say I cried, some say I was quiet. I don't...  more
  • Kerry Landeck
    If roses grow in heaven,
    Lord, pick a bunch for me.
    Then place them in my mother's arms and tell her they're from me.
    Tell her that I love her and miss her and when she turns to smile, place a kiss upon her check and hold her for awhile.

    This poem was...  more
  • Marlies Quimby
    So , sooo many memories ... the first one that pops up is the time Auntie Faithie and Uncle Joe had flown into Brookline Airport for a visit . Bub and I had given them a ride back to the plane and I was , as always , really sad to see them leave . As I...  more
  • Becky Parton
    Please feel free to write your memories, stories, share pictures, etc. here. Anything you post we will share with Joe (Ed). XOXO All our love, the Austins