Mr. Ulrich was a United States Army Veteran of World War II. He served in Northern France, Rhineland, and Central Europe. He was an expert marksman and military qualified with the Thompson Sub machine gun, M1 Rifle, ‘03 Centerfire Rifle and the .45 Calibre handgun. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal, American Theatre Service Medal, and the European and Middle European Theatre Service Medal with three Bronze Stars.
Mr. Ulrich had been employed as a weaver for the former Syntex Fabrics of Williamsport. He served the company for 22 years, until its closing in 1977.
Raymond was a strong supporter and contributor of the Lycoming United Way for many years. He also enjoyed fishing.
Born May 10, 1922, at South Williamsport, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ulrich.
His wife, the former Elizabeth M. Hill Ulrich, preceded him in death on June 19, 1995. They were united in marriage on February 1, 1941. Together they observed 54 years of marriage.
Surviving are his daughter, Cindy and her husband, Walter Fleeger of Linden, and his son, Michael and his wife, Rhonda Ulrich of Montoursville, his four grandchildren and his four great grandchildren.
In addition to his late parents and his late wife, Raymond was also preceded in death by his late daughters, Sharon A. Parsons and Joyce Irene Ulrich and also by his late son, Raymond Ulrich, Jr.
Graveside funeral services with full military honors will be accorded by the Guard of Honor of the Korean War Veterans of Lycoming County, PA at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at Mound Cemetery, Williamsport.
The family respectfully declines floral offerings and suggests that contributions in memory of Mr. Raymond N. Ulrich may be made, if so desired, to Lycoming United Way, 1225 Clayton Avenue, Williamsport, PA 17701.
Arrangements are being directed by the Charles M. Noll Funeral Home, 1 East Central Avenue, South Williamsport.