Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County

~ Volunteer Service Since 1980 ~

14 McKenzie Avenue, Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-667-2531  | [email protected]

Why I Volunteer

Charles Tarr

Charles Tarr

Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County, of course, serve clients of all ages, but their presence in Hancock, the oldest county in the United States, is especially important. It is a privilege to contribute to this vital effort, if only in a small way. ~ Charles Tarr...

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Thelma Beal

Thelma Beal

Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County provides an important part of the overall care and comfort of healthcare for folks of Hancock County, for free, and I am proud to be part of that team. ~ Thelma Beal Special Events/Office Volunteerr

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Valerie Sulya

Valerie Sulya

Since I started with Hospice of Hancock County in it’s beginning, I have been extremely impressed with the quality of the people associated with the program. They were different, especially giving, warm, friendly. That is one of the reasons I’ve stayed so long with...

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Randall Simons

Randall Simons

For me, the reward comes as a surprise. I feel like I was called to do something. Hospice was a calling for me in a certain way. Working with people and watching them grow and helping them feel supported in their bereavement is a tremendous reward for me. ~ Randall...

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Muggs Britts

Muggs Britts

I did not know about hospice until two-and-a-half days before my husband died. I feel I was deprived of valuable support and do not want someone else to feel this way. I am making it my goal to help and promote  Hospice of Hancock County! ~ Muggs Britts Patient...

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Diane Sanderson

Diane Sanderson

Being present with others as a hospice volunteer is as much a privilege at death as it is at birth. It is a sacred time. ~ Diane Sanderson Patient Care Volunteer, Care Manager, Evensong singer and Former Board member

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Ken Schweikert

Ken Schweikert

 Our lives feel more fulfilled and worthwhile when we help others.  Mine certainly does when I volunteer for Hospice ~ Ken Schweikert Former Board member Patient Care Volunteer & Special events volunteer

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Cookie Horner

Cookie Horner

It’s the connection of one human being to another that makes hospice work so special. Being present with someone at this time of their life is an honor and a privilege. ~ Cookie Horner Patient Care Volunteer, Care Manager and Evensong Singer

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Bette Pierson

Bette Pierson

It was something my mother said to me as she faced the end of her life. She wanted to know how to die with dignity. Since then, my family has lost many loved ones. We have found ourselves emotionally and physically drained as caregivers and overwhelmed by grief as we...

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Anne Ferrara

Anne Ferrara

Having accompanied my parents and parents-in-law on their journey of dying, I was awed by the meaning and mystery present during this phase of life. After these experiences, I felt called to the “work” of HOSPICE. ~ Anne Ferrara Patient Care Volunteer

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