SOUTH THOMASTON — Christopher M. Stalcup, 50, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 at his home in South Thomaston.

Born Jan. 10, 1971 in Medford, N.J. to Archie and Nancy Stalcup, he was one of three wonderful children. After losing his sister at a very young age, he was blessed to have a brother who remained close throughout the years. He grew up in the Medford area, graduating from Lenope High School in 1987. Chris continued his educational journey to Glassboro State College — now called Rowen University — in Glassboro, N.J. where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Education.

After college, Chris went on to work for 3M as a salesman in New Jersey. Following 12 years of dedication to the sales force, he decided to come to Maine where he would open his own landscaping company out of South Thomaston. He also loved working on the water, fishing commercially for a period of time. His mother said, “Chris was a Jersey boy who loved the Jersey Shore, but also fell in love with Maine.”

Chris was a very hard worker, something that was instilled in him at a very young age from his father, who was his football coach most of his life, coaching him throughout high school and college. Chris continued that legacy by becoming an assistant coach, where he was able to be with his sons in youth football and basketball. He loved music and learned to play the guitar, passing that trait along to his children. Chris was a loving father, son and brother, he was fully devoted to his family and his friends, whom he stayed in close contact with throughout his life.

Predeceased by his loving father, Archie Stalcup; and sister, Kelly Lee Stalcup; Chris is survived by his mother, Nancy Stalcup of South Thomaston; one brother, Ryan Stalcup of Highland Park, N.J.; loving companion, Shannon Ciabattoni of Mount Laurel, NJ; daughters, Clarissa Stalcup of Cherry Hill, N.J., Ash Rolfe and son, Milo, of Warren; three sons, Dylan Stalcup, Aiden Stalcup, both of South Thomaston, and Timothy Chickering of Warren; aunt, Ellen Thorne and husband, Dave of Medford, N.J. and uncle, Neil Stalcup and wife, Lynn, of Cherry Hill, N.J. Chris had many nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions a memorial service will be held at Peoples United Methodist Church in South Thomaston by invite only.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Landing Place, 61 Park Street, Rockland, Maine 04841, as Chris had a special love for helping children and teens in a time of need. To share a memory of condolence with Chris’s family, please visit their Book of Memories at www.bchfh.com.

Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter and Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland, Maine 04841.

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