Mark Ulrich, 18, Texter employee

By on November 16, 2011

Mark David Ulrich, 18, of Robesonia, passed away Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 at his residence.

He was born in Ephrata to Troy David and Melody A.(Martin) Ulrich.

Mark was a member of Swamp Lutheran Church, Reinholds. A 2011 graduate of Cocalico High School, he attended YTI and worked for Texter Mountain Pines. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and Phillies fan. He enjoyed sprint cars, tractor pulls and riding mopeds with his friends.

He will be missed by his family who felt, "his hard work and the way he stepped up every day at home to do the things that we couldn’t do was a blessing. We are proud to call you our son and brother."

In addition to his parents, Mark is survived by a sister: Adrienne J. Ulrich, at home; maternal grandmother: Carrol A. (Stuber) Martin, of Denver; godparents: John H.and Sharon S. (Ulrich) Levan, of Robesonia; many loving aunts, uncles and cousins; his girlfriend: Hannah E. Gapinski, of Denver; and his beloved dog: Maddie.

He was preceded in death by a maternal grandfather: Paul B. Martin; and paternal grandparents: Lester W. and Eva V. (Ressler) Ulrich.

The funeral service was held on Nov. 16 at the Swamp Lutheran Church, 275 Swamp Church Road, Reinholds, with Reverend Dennis L. Trout officiating. Interment took place in the Pleasantview Cemetery.

Memorial donations in Mark’s memory may be made to Swamp Lutheran Church, 275 Swamp Church Road, Reinholds, PA 17569.

Arrangements were made by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at

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