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Gladys A. Ulmer

1931 - 2019

Gladys A. Ulmer 88 of Potts Grove passed away on November 20, 2019 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.  Born in Milton on April 15, 1931 she was the daughter of the late William and Myrtle (Woodruff) Derr.  She was married for 67 years to Edward H. Ulmer, who survives.


Gladys attended Milton Schools and early in life she worked at the Milton Shoe Factory. She liked life on the farm, raising flowers, watching the birds and collecting antiques.  Most importantly she loved and enjoyed her children and grandchildren. 


She is survived by her husband, Edward; five sons and their wives, Edward W. Ulmer, Robert L. and Denise Ulmer, Michael D. Ulmer, Kenneth L and Penny Ulmer, and Andrew S. and Kimberly Ulmer; ten grandchildren Stacy Ulmer, Kate Krontz, Bethany Ulmer, Sean Ulmer, Trisha Ulmer, Stephanie Ulmer, Leah Ulmer, Bradley Ulmer, Stephanie Brown, and Jonathan Brown; nine great grandchildren, Laine Thompson, Bowen Ulmer, Maddyx Ulmer, Riley Kifolo, Tatum Brittingham, Ana Doyle, Ellie Kriger, Jordan Brown, and Emilee Felmey; and many nieces and nephews.


Gladys was preceded in death by her parents, William and Myrtle; and her siblings, Betty Wagner, Leah Neyhart, Phyllis Pritcher, Pauline Fetzer, Phillip Derr, Miriam Smith, William Derr, Jr., James Derr, and Shirley Killian.


A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:30 AM on December 2 at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1125 Mahoning St., Milton


In lieu of flowers donations are requested to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


Andy, Kim and family,
We are deeply sorry for the loss of your mom. Praying for your healing, comfort, strength and peace during this painful time.

Our sincere sympathy,
Theresa & Randy

Our deepest condolences to the family

How very blessed you all were to have such a gracious lady in your lives. May the many wonderful memories from years past comfort you at this difficult time.

Much Love,
David and Rhonda

We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you all.

Bill and Gwen Hackenberg
Paul Hackenberg
Michelle Hackenberg

Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. May the memories you cherish help carry you through this time of loss.

Bill Karchner

Ken and Penny, we are sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for you and your family.

I was truly saddened when I heard of your loss. Hoping that everyone can find moments of peace and comfort as you remember a remarkable women.

With caring thoughts and loving memories,
Cathy (Schwartz) Evans

Ed and family,

I was sad to hear the loss of your wife and mom and grandma. You have my deepest condolences and are in my prayers for comfort and peace at this time of great sorrow.

Bob Noaker

Dear Ed, We were truly saddened to hear of the loss of your dear wife. She was such a friendly lady, we both loved her as well as we do you. Our prayers are with you for your time of sorrow.

Gary and Martha Gill

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