Duane K. Ulrich Sr.


AVA — Duane K. Ulrich Sr., 84, died March 28, 2021, at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Boonville.

He was born May 6, 1936, in Utica, the son of Kenneth and Josephine Szlachtowski Ulrich. He graduated from Whitesboro Central School in the Class of 1957 and served two years in the Army. On November 19, 1965, in Syracuse, he married Sue Maurice. Duane had been employed at International Heater, Pettibone Corp., Law Brothers Construction and Ethan Allen Furniture.

He is survived by his wife; daughter, Kelly (John Vella), Boonville; son, Duane Jr. (Jennifer); and grandchildren, Joshua, Ryan and Ashlyn, all of North Carolina; sister, Johanne DiNitto (Anthony J.), Marcy; nieces, Deborah D’Orsino and Janice DiNitto and nephews, Anthony and Joseph DiNitto.

The greatest love of Duane’s life was his tree farm. Anyone wishing to remember him might plant a tree or take a walk in nature.

There will be no services. Arrangements by Mills Funeral Home, Boonville. For an online message of sympathy please go to www.millsfuneralhomes.com.


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