Ordering through the funeral home helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship with. Through this service, you will be able to leave a longer message of support to the family via a card with the picture of your selection that will be included with your thoughtful gesture. As well as a photo of your arrangement and message will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender, allowing you the opportunity to choose a different arrangement if you wish.
The price of these selections also include the funeral home caring for the flowers after the funeral and delivering them to the family, or various care facilities where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.
The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.
In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.
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We are proud to provide this service allowing friends and family to donate to any registered charity throughout North America. You will receive an official tax receipt immediately via email and your thoughtful gesture will remain on this memorial website in perpetuity.
The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
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Earle "Sonny" Pulsifer, Jr., 63 of Newcastle, passed away on the morning of November 11th with his children and companion, Patricia, by his side. Born in Boston, MA on September 2, 1950, he was the son of Dr. Earle and Barbara (Bailey) Pulsifer. Sonny grew up in Newcastle and attended local schools. After graduating from Kents Hill High School, he went to work for Hunt Brother's Lumber in Damariscotta. He worked for the company for over ten years, and became the the company purchaser at the time. He then worked various jobs for himself and others. He helped Dick Storer for several years, was self employed as a carpenter and seasonal cottage caretaker, and for many years worked at Chadwick's Power Products in Nobleboro. Even when he was young, Sonny loved having projects to tinker with, and was always available to help others with theirs. He loved being outdoors, and particularly enjoyed being on a boat or near the water. He enjoyed taking his children camping in North Conway, and teaching them to fish. In recent years, he wintered in Florida and enjoyed visiting Tennessee. In particular, he loved staying in Tennessee and enjoying Dollywood. He made friends wherever he went, and loved spending time with all of them. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his daughter, Lee Anne Pulsifer in 1996. He is survived by his daughter, Lauri Pulsifer and her fiance, Nathan Lord of Round Pond; son, Jared Pulsifer and his fiance Kristina of Woolwich; stepson, Stephen Brackett and his fiancee Karen Etheridge of Round Pond; loving companion of many years, Patricia McElroy of Newcastle; sister, Judith Hunt and her husband Norman of Newcastle; and two granddaughters, Lee Anne and Norah Lord of Round Pond. Visiting hours were held on Sunday, November 17th at the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main Street. A funeral was held on Monday, November 18th, also at the funeral home. He was laid to rest with his parents in the Hillside Cemetery in Damariscotta. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lee Anne Pulsifer Memorial Scholarship Fund, 81 Academy Hill, Newcastle, ME 04553. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME. Condolences, and messages for the family, may be expressed by visiting: www.StrongHancock.com.
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