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Robert G. ULRICH

August 7, 1935 ~ March 2, 2018 (age 82)
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Robert G. Ulrich, 82, of Quakertown, formerly of Reading died March 2, 2018 in St. Luke’s Hospital Quakertown Campus. He was the husband of Irena P. (Prociuk) Ulrich. They were married 43 years last August. Born in Reading, PA he was the son of the late John & Ruth (Machamer) Ulrich. Bob started his military life at the Reading Airport with the 148th Fighter Squadron. He continued his career at the 193rd Tactical Electronic Warfare Group in Middletown, PA as an Instrument technician/supervisor. The 111th Fighter Squadron of Willow Grove was his next assignment. This is where he retired from the PA Air National Guard and the U.S. Airforce with the rank of Sr. Master Sergeant. Bob was a very active member of the Quakertown Lions Club for 39 years where he was past president, secretary, and co-chair of the ways-and-means committee. He was also awarded the prestigious Melvin Jones Award. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran serving during the Vietnam War and also Desert Storm and a life time member of the Quakertown American Legion Post #242. He was also a member of the 148th Fighter Squadron Association and the 193rd Special Operations Wing Association. Bob enjoyed camping and traveling, especially to Disney World. He was also a member of the Upper Bucks Ski Club and enjoyed golfing. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Quakertown. In addition to his wife he is survived by two nieces Jennifer Abate (John) and Emilyanne DeMatteo both of Quakertown, a great niece Madison Abate, two sisters-in-law Lynda Ulrich and Stefania Halewich (John DeMatteo) all of Quakertown and numerous cousins. He was predeceased by his twin brother John. Services will be held on Monday, March 12, 2018 at 10:30 A.M. in the C. R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc. (www.crstrunk.com) 821 W. Broad St. Quakertown, PA 18951. Call Sunday evening March 11, 2018 from 7:00-8:30 P.M., and Monday. March 12, 2018 from 9:30-10:30 A.M. both in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Quakertown Lions Club P.O. Box 1021 Quakertown, PA 18951, or Michel J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research P.O. Box 780 New York, NY 10008-0780 Attention Tribute Gifts, or to Trinity Lutheran Church 102 N. Hellertown Avenue Quakertown, PA 18951.


Donations may be made to:

Quakertown Lions Club
P.O. Box 1021, Quakertown PA 18951

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
P. O. Box 780, New York NY 10008-0780

Trinity Lutheran Church
102 N. Hellertown Ave., Quakertown PA 18951


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