SKOWHEGAN – Mrs. Anna Marie (Orser) Pulcifur, 94, passed away peacefully Aug. 21, 2010, at her granddaughter’s home in Skowhegan. She was born in Mars Hill, daughter of James R. and Florence V. (Dunphy) Orser. She attended local schools and graduated from Aroostook Central Institute. In 1935 she married Avon F. Pulcifur. The couple resided in Mars Hill, the Gardiner area and Litchfield. Farmington became her permanent residence, where she became an active community leader with the Girl Scouts, a deaconess at Old South Congregational Church, associated charities, was a 25-year volunteer at Franklin Memorial Hospital, a member of the board of directors for 80 Main St., and an honorary corporator of Franklin Savings Bank. She is survived by her daughter, Sonya P. Robinson and her husband, Dewey A., of Rumford; three granddaughters, Victoria A. Lynn and her husband, Leslie H., of Roanoke, Va., Karen L. Robinson, caregiver/companion to Tim Lancaster of Skowhegan, and Jill E. R. LeBel and her husband, Randy, of Lewiston; two great-grandchildren, Cpl. Andrew T. Lynn, U.S. Marine Corps, and his wife, Amanda, of Oceanside, Calif., and Rachel Marie Lynn of Roanoke, Va.; one great-great-grandson, Ryan S. Lynn of Oceanside, Calif.; a brother-in-law, Otto L. Wilcox of Windsor, Conn.; several cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Avon F. Pulcifur, in 1978; two brothers, Philip W. Orser of Fort Fairfield and James H. Orser of Mars Hill; and great-grandson, Christopher. Visitation hours will be held 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, at Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, Adams Chapel, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan. At Marie’s request, there will no funeral. Interment will be at a later date at Gracelawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Auburn. Friends wishing may make donations in her memory to Salvation Army, 67 Park St., Lewiston, ME 04240.
ANNA MARIE (ORSER) PULCIFUR
Posted Aug. 23, 2010, at 7:39 p.m.