American Veteran 01

Albert R. Ulrich Sr.

December 30, 1937 ~ August 17, 2022 (age 84)


Albert R. Ulrich Sr. 84, of McDonald, Ohio became a resident of Heaven on Wednesday, August 17,
2022, at 4:26 am at the Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, Ohio. Albert was born the son of Herbert and
Elizabeth (Meadowcroft) Ulrich on December 30, 1937 in Youngstown, Ohio. He lived on the city’s North
Side, graduating from The Rayen High School. He was employed as a cement mason for local #179 for 37 years
retiring in 1999. He was past president of Local #179, past president of the McDonald Jaycees, member of the
McDonald Community Chest and a member of the greater Chatter Box Men’s Club of Youngstown. Bert was a
member of Canfield AARP and Trumbull County Travel Club. Bert was also a founding member of the
McDonald Historical Society. Bert’s passion for antiques motivated him to pursue entrepreneurship, owning
and operating Acorn Antiques for 35 years. He enjoyed being a foodie, reading, woodworking, playing cards,
camping with the Sunshine Seekers Camping Club, and boating, water skiing and fishing at the Trumbull Boat
Club on Mosquito Lake. Bert and the love of his life, Josie, enjoyed traveling throughout the United States and
Canada together or as a part of their various travel clubs. Bert was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Parish in McDonald. He was a United States Army Veteran from the Third Platoon, Company “B”, 1 ST Medium
Tank Battalion, 1 st Calvary Combat Command, First Armored Division in Fort Hood, Texas earning a sharp
shooter designation.
On March 3, 1962, Bert entered into marriage with Josephine (Bacha) Ulrich and shared 60 loving years
together. This couple couldn’t take their hands off of one another and PDA was always prevalent. He leaves
memories to be cherished by those left behind, his wife, Josephine, son, Albert R. (Debra) Ulrich Jr. of
Springboro, Ohio, daughters, Sharon (Mark) Iannone of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina, Karen (Tim) Delon,
Cranberry Twp Pennsylvania, and grandchildren, Tanner Rice, Ryan Ulrich, Taylor Rice, and Kyle Ulrich. He
is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Joseph Ulrich, sister, Dorothea Becker. Bert had many
nieces and nephews with whom he enjoyed spending time.
Bert and Josie were traveling with a group of 60 friends for 3 days in Marietta. On day one, they spent
an enjoyable day at The Wilds up close and personal with the animals, especially the giraffes. In the evening
they had an amazing meal at Adventure Gallery where Bert experienced a medical event. Bert left his world do
things he loved to do and eating foods he loved to eat (especially the strawberry pie) with his favorite wife by
his side.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11am on Saturday, September 10 th at Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Parish in McDonald, Ohio. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the mass. at church. Officiating will be Fr. Edward Brienz. A Celebration of Life for family and friends
will ensue after the mass in the church hall.
Contributions may take the form of tributes in his name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501
St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Special Thanks to Marietta Memorial Hospital Nursing Staff for their amazing and compassionate care.
Jamie, Shanley, Amanda, Lucile, Liz and Amy along with several other staff in the ICU and on the 3 rd floor
were truly amazing and treated us like we were a part of their family.
Bert elected to do preplanning for his death and chose cremation through Staton-Borowski Funeral
Home, 962 North Road, NE, Warren, Ohio 44483, 330-394-6200.

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September 10, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church
618 Ohio Ave
McDonald, OH 44437

Funeral Service
September 10, 2022

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church
618 Ohio Ave
McDonald, OH 44437

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