Martha L. Faxon, 1966 – 2018

Martha L. Faxon
Martha L. Faxon, 1966 – 2018. Photo provided

WALPOLE, N.H. – Martha L. Faxon, 51, of Old Cheshire Turnpike in Walpole lost her battle with cancer on Feb. 25, 2018 surrounded by her family.

She was born on July 25, 1966 in Springfield, Vt. the daughter of Joanne F. Reed and Winston A. Thomas.

Martha loved to decorate her home. She had an eye for it. Many people would remark that she had missed her calling and should have been an interior decorator. She was a good listener and had a great way with people. She had beautiful flower gardens and spent many hours in them. She loved to shop with her boys. Ed and Martha enjoyed going for motorcycle rides. Martha also loved spending time at Rye Beach with her family.

She was employed at Whelen Engineering in the human resource department.

She is survived by her husband, Edward Faxon; her children, Lucas Joslin of Gorham, Maine, Drew Joslin of Walpole, and Bo Schadler of Drewsville; her mother, Joanne Reed; her siblings and their spouses, Aaron F. Knight and his wife Cindy of Acworth, and Betsy M. Mellish and her husband Sean of Unity and their daughter Hannah; uncles and aunts Kristian G. Fenderson of Acworth, Virginia Poisson of Charlestown, and Barbara Stoodley and her husband, Roland of Charlestown; cousins, Heather Blackwelder of Oakland, Calif., Fred Poisson of Elliott, Maine, Stacey Hamblett and her spouse and children of Burlington, Vt., Tammy Weston and her son of Burlington, Vt.

She was predeceased by her father, her previous husband, Tom Schadler; grandparents, Ernest and Marjorie Fenderson and Arthur and Francis Thomas.

In lieu of flowers, Martha believed strongly in the adoption of pets. To view an online memorial or send a private message of condolence, visit

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