Samuel Price Ulrich

Born: Sun., Feb. 2, 1941
Died: Sat., Nov. 7, 2020


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Samuel P. Ulrich, age 79, of Pottsville, PA passed away Saturday, November 7th, 2020 at Schuylkill Center in Pottsville.

Born in Reading, PA on February 2, 1941, he was the son of the late Daniel Pierce and Jennie Madeline (Rossi) Ulrich.

Sam served in the U.S. Army as a Pvt from November 1958 till February 1962. He worked as a truck driver at Evans Delivery Company in Schuylkill Haven for 22 years, Murphy Trucking in Orwigsburg, and Apex Express in Jersey City, NJ for 17 years until retiring in 2009.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Dorothy M. (Neiman)  Ulrich on March 24, 2009.

Sam is survived by a daughter Rose M. Booterbaugh and her husband Barry, Mt. Carbon; five sons: Robert L. Ulrich and his wife Paula, Allentown, Samuel P. Ulrich Jr. and his wife Tishea, Schuylkill Haven, Daniel P. Ulrich, New Philadelphia, Kerry D. Ulrich, New Philadelphia, and Keith A. Ulrich, Pottsville; ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; a brother James Ulrich and his wife Christine, Wernersville; two sisters: Ethel Heckman, Shoemakersville and Jenny Miller and her husband Donald, Exeter; and several nieces and nephews.

Services and interment will be held private at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements. Please send condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com

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Lynn Steidle
   Posted Tue November 10, 2020
Dan and family,
I am sorry to learn of your dad’s passing. He was a good friend to my mom, Hilda, while she was a resident at Schuylkill Center. I always enjoyed talking with him, even though he was quiet and kept to himself. He was very proud of his military service and often shared stories with me. Rest in peace, Sam. A good man, gone too soon.

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