HARPSWELL — Robert L. Fulmer Sr., 84, died Aug. 1 at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

Fulmer was born on Oct. 26, 1927 in Wilmington, Del., a son of Lewis B. and Esther Lynch Fulmer. He attended Wilmington schools and then served in the U.S. Navy.

He married Elizabeth Schaffer on January 15, 1949.

Fulmer worked as a roofing contractor in Wilmington, where he owned and operated Fulmer Roofing. He also served as a volunteer fireman in Wilmington and coached a Little League baseball team.

Fulmer was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. He also enjoyed fishing and waterfowl hunting, and was a member of Ducks Unlimited.

He lived with his wife in Harpswell for 16 years, and was a member of the First Parish Church in Brunswick, where he sang in the choir.

Fulmer is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, of Harpswell; his son, Robert L. Fulmer Jr., of Freeport; his daughter, Barbara Raught; a stepbrother, Herbert Fulmer; a stepsister, Patricia Zieman; and a sister-in-law, Lola Simon, all of Wilmington, Del.; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Aug. 8 at First Parish Church in Brunswick. In lieu of flowers, donations in Fulmer’s memory can be made to the Maine Cancer Foundation, 170 U.S. Route 1, #250, Falmouth, ME 04105.

Arrangements are in care of the Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal Street, Brunswick. Condolences can be expressed at www.brackettfuneralhome.com.

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