Barry Clare “the Fonz” Faunce, age 70, of Temperance, MI passed away at home on Thursday, November 25, 2021. He was born on May 8, 1951 in Toledo, Ohio to Jack and Virginia (Eikost) Faunce. A graduate of Woodward High School, Barry began his working career at age 16 at the family business, Faunce and Faunce Sheet Metal and was co-owner of Air Concepts Heating and Air Conditioning for 40 years, retiring in September of 2021. He was a Veteran of the US Marine Corps. Barry was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing, hunting, boating and duck hunting. The biggest passion in his life was the love for his family.
Barry was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Richard Faunce; and sisters-in-law, Suzanne and Charlotte Faunce. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Sandra (Szych) Faunce (married January 20, 1971); children, Traci (John) Jagielski, Todd (Heather) Faunce, and Brett Faunce; grandchildren, Sageon, Andrew, Mackenzie, Tristan, Victoria, Mason, Hunter, Easton, and Daelin; brother, Jack Faunce Jr.; and nieces and nephews. He’ll also be missed by his faithful dogs, Sophie and Gabby; and cat, Mr. Lucky.
Visitation will be Wednesday, December 1 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe, 114 E. Alexis Rd., with the Funeral Service at 2 p.m.
Memorial donations may be given to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be shared at www.sujkowski.com.
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