Coastal Hospice

Coastal Hospice Volunteer Honored With Governor’s Service Award

Fay Jarmon and Carolyn Fassett donated blankets for hospice patients at Coastal Hospice’s Racetrack Rd. office in October. The blankets were handmade by Fassett, Barbara Purnell, and Dee Whittington, all of Berlin. Jarmon is a volunteer at the Coastal Hospice Thrift Shop.

SALISBURY, MD – Nov. 6, 2017 – Coastal Hospice volunteer David Duitscher received the award for volunteerism in the veteran category during the 34th Governor’s Service Awards ceremony on Nov. 2 at the Children’s Theater in Annapolis.

Duitscher, who has been volunteering with Coastal Hospice for 17 years, is a veteran himself and an active volunteer in Coastal Hospice’s “We Honor Veterans” program that honors veterans in hospice care. Duitscher personally makes visits to homes where he presents the veterans in hospice care with a personalized award certificate and an American flag blanket and offers the final military salute.

Founded in 1980, Coastal Hospice is a nonprofit health care organization that cares for individuals facing life-limiting conditions but who want to remain as active and engaged as possible. Coastal Hospice cares for patients in their home, nursing home, or assisted living facility or at Coastal Hospice at the Lake.