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“Patti - Aunt Elaine told me of your husband's passing. I'm so sorry to hear. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sherrie SHarron ”
1 of 32 | Posted by: Sherrie Sharron - Charlton, MA

“Dear Patti -So sorry to learn the passing of your husband, Steve. When I came I across his obituary in Sunday's paper and read it, it stirred up...Read More »
2 of 32 | Posted by: Barbara Nartowt - Sutton, MA

“Patti, I was shocked and saddened to learn about Steve's death. One of best police officers I have come to know. I am praying for you all to find...Read More »
3 of 32 | Posted by: Linda Mastro-Putes - Worcester, MA

“So sorry to hear of Steve's passing. Always a great guy. May sweet memories somehow ease your pain. Condolences to the family. Deepest sympathy. ...Read More »
4 of 32 | Posted by: JOSEPH DANGELO - Worcester, MA

“We are so sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in our prayers. ”
5 of 32 | Posted by: Dave and Margaret Money - MA

“Patti and family, we are so sorry to read of Steve's passing today. He sounds like a remarkable man and lots of fun. Remember all the good times...Read More »
6 of 32 | Posted by: Elinor Saarinen - Shrewsbury, MA

“Our deep & heartfelt sympathy to Pattianne & family The obituary said it all He certainly was truly special guy Loving & devoted husband dad &...Read More »
7 of 32 | Posted by: Judy & Fran Polito - Shrewsbury, MA

“To Patti-Anne and Steve´s entire family, please accept my condolences. We grew up together on Clearance Ave in Worcester, and many people at the...Read More »
8 of 32 | Posted by: Paul Waters

“Patty- John and I are so sorry to hear of Steve's passing. You both mean the world to us. Steve was a special guy. Our best memory ever will be our...Read More »
9 of 32 | Posted by: Meg Dame - Oakham, MA - Friend

“Faucher family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I learned a lot from Steve over the years and he was a great, quiet man. I am so sorry to...Read More »
10 of 32 | Posted by: Robert Thomas - Coworker

“Bob Thomas ”
11 of 32 | Posted by: Robert Thomas - Coworker

“RIP old friend from Burncoat Park, Lincoln St., North High cold beer, warm beer and the good old days.Chris Conway ”
12 of 32 | Posted by: Chris Conway - Princeton - Friend

“Patti and Family, So sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayer's are with you ”
13 of 32 | Posted by: PATSY MASTROGIACOMO

“It was with great sadness we received the news of Steve´s passing. Steve and I were close friends in high school and many years afterwards. Just...Read More »
14 of 32 | Posted by: Paul Red & Paula ONeil

“To Steve's sorry for your loss. Steve and I exchanged pleasantries for more than 50 years as we were classmates in high school. He ...Read More »
15 of 32 | Posted by: lou DeSantis

“Patti, So sad, so sorry. Carol Carter ”
16 of 32 | Posted by: Carol Carter

“Sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. Auntie Patty ”
17 of 32 | Posted by: Pat Belanger - Worcester, MA

“Patti-Anne & Family Thoughts and prayers for you and family. Joe Noone ”
18 of 32 | Posted by: Joe Noone - Shrewsbury, MA

“Patti and familyOur thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.Jim and Lisa birnie ”
19 of 32 | Posted by: Lisa Birnie - Shrewsbury, MA

“I am so saddened by the passing of Steve. We had the best friendship when serving on the police dept. He was a great friend and Police officer. I...Read More »
20 of 32 | Posted by: Paul kenary

“Thinking of you all and sending thoughts and prayer. ”
21 of 32 | Posted by: Amy and Dan Wnek - Holden, MA

“What a beautiful tribute to your loved one. Sounds like a wonderful man. How lucky you are to have had him in you life. Wishing you all peace . ”
22 of 32 | Posted by: A reader

“Dave and Family, I a deeply sadden to hear the loss of your dad. My thoughts are with your Mom and the rest of your family. ”
23 of 32 | Posted by: Kerri (Kularski) Wentworth

“I am sorry for your loss.Sincerely,Debbie RN6 floor Infusion RoomUMASS ”
24 of 32 | Posted by: Deborah Benware - Worcester, MA

“Patti - I was so saddened to hear of Steve's passing. He was one of the best for sure. My deepest sympathy to you & your family. ”
25 of 32 | Posted by: Shirley Dagle

“Patti, Dave and family I am saddened and at a loss for words on Steve's passing. I enjoyed working for him as a patrolman and remember our last...Read More »
26 of 32 | Posted by: Ron Benoit Jr

“Patti, Dave and family, we are so very sorry for your loss and we send our sympathy. ”
27 of 32 | Posted by: Fran & Pam Kelleher

“So sorry to hear of Steve´s passing. Sending prayers to you during this difficult time ”
28 of 32 | Posted by: Kris Merriam

“We send our condolences to you,Patty and Dave, and your family at this sad time. Sincerely, Vito and Nancy Virzi ”
29 of 32 | Posted by: Vito and Nancy Virzi

“Patti, David & family.. Frank & I are so deeply sorry for the loss of Steven.. he was & continued to be in our Thoughts & Prayers as well as you .....Read More »
30 of 32 | Posted by: Frank & Ann Masiello - Shrewsbury, MA

“Patti, Dave, and family, Our prayers and sincerest condolences are with you on the loss of Steve. May his memory sustain you during this time. ”
31 of 32 | Posted by: Carol and Ken Forchielli

“We are so sorry for your loss you and your family are in our prayers and thoughts from one 5 to the other 5 ”
32 of 32 | Posted by: James and Mary Carlin - MA

Shrewsbury - The words simple and quiet go hand in hand and could be used to accurately describe Steve Faucher. If forced for a third adjective we could safely use the word meticulous. From his his cars and motorcycle, his suit case, yard, pool and home he kept things in tip top shape. His quiet demeanor and personality also afforded him the wonderful gift to listen. He was careful about his words and as a result taught valuable lessons to family of how to love, really laugh, be loyal, brave and true.

Born on December 5, 1947 in Worcester he was a son of the late Paul and Shirley (Olson) Faucher. A graduate of North High School he played football and baseball and began lifelong friendship with James Walker. He then earned both his Bachelor degree and Masters in Criminal Justice from Western New England College. His professional career began at Parker Metal in Worcester before joining the Shrewsbury Police Department in September 1973. In March of 1985 he transferred to its detective bureau and promoted to Sergeant in October 1988. From September 1996 he worked as the court officer until enjoying retirement in May 2005.

Retirement meant more time to be the much loved Papa. He was on the sidelines of balls games for Stephen and Griffin, his nephew's sporting events and might even have tapped his foot in beat with the Irish Step dancing events that Maddie participates in. It also meant even more time tending to his passion for automobiles and motorcycles. He could fix, tinker, race or simply admire the beauty of a well-crafted machine. He was a familiar face at Worcester Cruising Nights and reveled in the awards won by his 1950 Ford he fully restored. Steve didn't limit himself to four wheels. He and good friend, Brian Gerardi, took their bikes on many rides. He loved the open road while riding his 1998 Harley Davidson Road King Classic.

These material things made Steve happy but what made his heart smile was his family. He married Patti-anne Crowley on August 20, 1983 in First Congregational Church after a two year courtship. Their wedding reception was held at the former Driftwood on Route 9 in Shrewsbury…where they had met two years earlier.

Disney really was a special place and Steve loved the excitement of planning the many trips there. He would wake everyone each morning with a large horn to seize the day and the magic of the parks. But he also liked tinkering at home, sitting by the pool with Patti, having a Popsicle, greeting family and friends, most of whom he coined with a love able, appropriate and endearing nickname. The game of golf challenged him but nevertheless he loved being out on the course with his friends each week.

Steve died at his home on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 with family at his side after a valiant battle with leukemia. He was 73.

In life, he was certain to thank his medical professionals who guided him, in particular Dr. Shyam Patel and the nurses on the 6th Floor Infusion Unit at UMASS Medical but his family would like to thank them again in Steve's obituary. Your careful guidance, support, and professionalism will mean more than you may ever know.

In addition to his wife, Patti-anne he leaves his children, Craig A. Faucher (Deanna) of Worcester, Patricia F. Reynolds of Brewster and David J. Faucher (Katie) of Shrewsbury; much loved Papa to R.J., Stephen, Madeline and Griffin; his brother, James Faucher (Marie) of Worcester and the late Arthur Faucher, Ann Faucher and Katherine Faucher; also survived by nieces & nephews including Keith Faucher (Cheryl) with whom he was very close and his four legged golden, 'Riley'.

Family and friends will honor Stephen's life by gathering for a calling hour on Monday, January 11th from 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. in Saint Mary's Church, 640 Main Street followed by his funeral Mass celebrated at 12 Noon. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.

Those of you unable to attend may use this link on Monday at 12 Noon to participate in Steve's services:

In lieu of flowers memorials in his name may be made to Central Mass Housing Alliance, 6 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609 or

One of Steve's most familiar phrases 'Gotta let go…' And we will Steve because we know you are at peace and in heaven. Know you will be missed and forever remembered because love lives on!

Arrangements by James & John Heald.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 – a note from the funeral home pursuant to Governor Baker's recent order:

During times of uncertainty and crisis one might wonder what to do at the loss of a loved one or how to show support to a friend given the limitations that the pandemic continues to present.

Telephone your friend to offer words of love, support and a verbal hug, drop something delicious by the house, leave a condolence on the funeral home website, make a donation to their favored charity, send a card or flowers or have a Mass said, remain in touch, and above all else . . . say prayers for the deceased and their family and the world during this difficult and unprecedented time.

These simple gifts of sympathy and charity are more valuable than you will ever know.

When public wakes are held capacity limits mean that your visit to the venue where they are held should be brief to allow other guests time to say hello to the family. Only members of the immediate family remain present throughout.

It goes without saying that people who have lost someone are especially sensitive and understanding to the concerns that some of their own family members and friends may have about visiting any public places right now. If this does not feel like the right time for you to venture out please don't.

Space limitations also mean that funeral services inside the funeral home and in many places of worship will also be private. Most services, at the

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Mountain View Cemetery

Rt. 140 Boylston Street Shrewsbury, MA 01545