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Tony G. Faucette

Tony G. Faucette, a native of Chocowinity who grew up in Beaufort County, died of natural causes Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey. He was 48 years old.

He was Senior Director of Global Sterilization Services and Corporate Quality for Becton Dickinson, a leading global medical technology company based in New Jersey. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a master’s degree in biomedical science from the N.C. State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Tony was the son of Ed and Sue (Knox) Faucette of Beaufort County.

His career took him to New Jersey, where he and his family lived. He was a proud member and youth leader at Grace Church in Netcong, New Jersey. A loving and devoted father and husband, Tony enjoyed camping, fishing and hiking with his family.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Lisa (Allen) Faucette; children Ryan, Tyler, Timothy and Grace; father Ed and wife Velma Faucette; and mother Sue Faucette.

Visitation will be held Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.; and 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Ferguson – Vernon Funeral Home, 241 Route 94 (One Vanderhoof Court for GPS), Vernon, NJ 07462; and Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Grace Church, 1500 Route 46 East, Netcong, NJ 07857. A funeral service will follow.

Burial will follow in the North Hardyston Cemetery in New Jersey.

Tony was a devoted advocate for at-risk teens. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in honor of Tony to Homeboy Industries, a global advocacy organization working to improve the lives of at-risk youth and former gang members throughout the nation. For more information, visit www.homeboyindustries.org.