Dorothy Frances Ulchar

March 4, 1920 - January 27, 2012

03/04/1920 - 01/27/2012

Past Services

Wednesday February 01, 2012
10:00 am
Spring Arbor West
1825 Pisgah Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28791

Dorothy ìDotî Frances Ulchar, 91, of Mills River, passed away Friday, January 27, 2012 at Elizabeth House following a period of declining health. A native of Hempstead, NY, she lived in Long Island, NY before moving to Henderson County in 1982. She was a daughter of the late George and May Stevens Wurtz, and the wife of the late Frederick ìFredî A. Ulchar who died in 2006. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Geralyn Ulchar in 1968. She was a secretary with Wantagh High School in Wantagh, NY, retiring in 1983. During WWII, she worked as a secretary with Grumman Aircraft, performing duties for the Department of the Navy. She was a member of the Catholic faith, a homemaker, secretary, and a member of the Happy Valley Homemakerís Association.

Survivors include a son, James Ulchar of Lowell, MI; a grandson, Justin Ulchar of California; a sister, Marie Brandenstein of Connecticut; a brother, George Wurtz of Long Island, NY; and two nieces, Linda Johnson of Colorado, Karen Hendel of Connecticut.

A memorial service will be at 10:00 am Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at Spring Arbor West. Capuchin Friars of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will officiate. Interment will follow at a later date in Westbury, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

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