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Tyrone G. Ulmer Sr.

Tyrone G. Ulmer Sr. Obituary
Tyrone G. Ulmer, Sr, 73, died suddenly at UMass Memorial Trauma Center on August 31, 2019 with his family by his side. Born in Holyoke, he was the son of Douglas A. and June Ulmer. Ty grew up between Holyoke and South Hadley, graduating from South Hadley High School in 1965. He then lived in Belchertown for many years. Upon retirement, Ty relocated to Port Saint Lucie, FL spending his summers at his cottage on Queen Lake in Phillipston. Ty retired in 2008 from the Packerville Road Group Home, as Direct Care Staff, part of the Belchertown State School, after working there for 22 years. Ty was a Staunch Advocate for the Mentally Challenged Individuals and had a Unique Special Gift working with his Clients, earning himself the Employee of the Year Award in just the First Year of his Employment. Prior to that Ty worked at Texon, Inc in Holyoke for almost 20 years. While in MA, he was a Member of the Hampshire County Deputy Sheriff Dept. (like his Dad) and after relocating to Florida, he became a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose - Lodge #113 in PSL (like his Father-in-law Buddy), totally Embracing his friendship of "Table 10". Ty was so Proud to also be a Faithful Servant of God, refreshing his Christian Beliefs when Joining the Congregation of Calvary Chapel PSL, along with his Good Friends Karen & Dave. One of Ty's Happiest Days of his Life was being Re-Baptized with the Lord in 2016. Ty was a Very Proud Hard Working Man who spent his whole life doing everything he could to be the Best Husband, Father, Brother, Friend that he could be. He especially loved being a Privileged Member of the Queen Lake Community. Ty enjoyed spending time with his Fishing Buddy and Best Friend Jim, Jet Skiing with the Neighborhood Youth - Chris & Max - "Can Ty come out and Play"?, Boating with his Friends, Swimming in the Lake, Attending Horse Events "Yee-Haw Maddie", Cookouts & Campfires on the Beach with All of his Queen Lake Family. Ty made a Life Long Hobby out of Buying & Selling items starting with 50 lb Bags of Potatoes and Dozens of Cartons of Eggs out of his Locker at Texon, to Selling Rabbits, Goats & Chickens out of the Barn he Built himself in Belchertown, to Yard Sale & Flea Markets specializing in Restoring Drums, a Passion he continued during his lifetime. The Rock Group KISS was his favorite Band attending Several of their Concerts with his Brother Bruce. Ty will be greatly missed by all that were a part of his life. Ty's love will forever remain with his wife and Best Friend for over 40 years, Cynthia (Slate) Ulmer, his son, Tyrone G. Ulmer, Jr. of Quincy, along with his siblings, Douglas Ulmer of Newport News, VA, Donna Baran of Holyoke, and Bruce Ulmer with his wife Charlene of Loris, SC. "Uncle Butchie's" Memory will always be with his Niece Kim Wurtz, Nephews Mike Baran, John & Michael Ulmer along with ALL of their extended families, and "Uncle Ty" to his Sister-in-law Debra Slate & Nephew James (JC) Snodgrass and many dear friends both at Queen Lake & in Port St. Lucie. Besides his parents, Ty was predeceased by his daughter Jennifer in 1992 and his Father-in-law Roland (Buddy) Slate.Ty absolutely Loved making people happy, making them laugh, having fun with family, friends, even people he was meeting for the first time - young & old. Those who knew Ty recognized that he could be "Quite the Charmer", had a Great Sense of Humor and a Quick Wit which could be a little prickly at times (he definitely had a Don Rickles Flair), trying to bring out the Best in people he called friend. Ty was an amazing man whose life touched so many. Sometimes in Life, you are privileged enough to meet someone that touches the Hearts of everyone they meet. Ty will always be remember as that guy. Job well done Good and Faithful Servant. Rest in Peace now our friend. We Love You ! Visitation will be Friday Sept 6th from 10-11 a.m. at the Beers & Story Belchertown Funeral Home. A service to remember his life will be held at 11 a.m. and burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in South Hadley. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions in Ty's Honor may be made to The Jennifer Ulmer Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Country Bank, the Phillipston Fire Dept, 90 State Rd, Phillipston, MA 01331, or another Charity of your choosing. For details, please visit www.beersandstory.com.

Port Saint Lucie, FL-Tyrone G. Ulmer, Sr, 73, died suddenly at UMass Memorial Trauma Center on August 31, 2019 with his family by his side. Born in Holyoke, he was the son of Douglas A. and June Ulmer. Ty grew up between Holyoke and South Hadley, graduating from South Hadley High School in 1965. He then lived in Belchertown for many years. Upon retirement, Ty relocated to Port Saint Lucie, FL spending his summers at his cottage on Queen Lake in Phillipston. Ty retired in 2008 from the Packerville Road Group Home, as Direct Care Staff, part of the Belchertown State School, after working there for 22 years. Ty was a Staunch Advocate for the Mentally Challenged Individuals and had a Unique Special Gift working with his Clients, earning himself the Employee of the Year Award in just the First Year of his Employment. Prior to that Ty worked at Texon, Inc in Holyoke for almost 20 years. While in MA, he was a Member of the Hampshire County Deputy Sheriff Dept. (like his Dad) and after relocating to Florida, he became a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose - Lodge #113 in PSL (like his Father-in-law Buddy), totally Embracing his friendship of "Table 10". Ty was so Proud to also be a Faithful Servant of God, refreshing his Christian Beliefs when Joining the Congregation of Calvary Chapel PSL, along with his Good Friends Karen & Dave. One of Ty's Happiest Days of his Life was being Re-Baptized with the Lord in 2016. Ty was a Very Proud Hard Working Man who spent his whole life doing everything he could to be the Best Husband, Father, Brother, Friend that he could be. He especially loved being a Privileged Member of the Queen Lake Community. Ty enjoyed spending time with his Fishing Buddy and Best Friend Jim, Jet Skiing with the Neighborhood Youth - Chris & Max - "Can Ty come out and Play"?, Boating with his Friends, Swimming in the Lake, Attending Horse Events "Yee-Haw Maddie", Cookouts & Campfires on the Beach with All of his Queen Lake Family. Ty made a Life Long Hobby out of Buying & Selling items starting with 50 lb Bags of Potatoes and Dozens of Cartons of Eggs out of his Locker at Texon, to Selling Rabbits, Goats & Chickens out of the Barn he Built himself in Belchertown, to Yard Sale & Flea Markets specializing in Restoring Drums, a Passion he continued during his lifetime. The Rock Group KISS was his favorite Band attending Several of their Concerts with his Brother Bruce. Ty will be greatly missed by all that were a part of his life. Ty's love will forever remain with his wife and Best Friend for over 40 years, Cynthia (Slate) Ulmer, his son, Tyrone G. Ulmer, Jr. of Quincy, along with his siblings, Douglas Ulmer of Newport News, VA, Donna Baran of Holyoke, and Bruce Ulmer with his wife Charlene of Loris, SC. "Uncle Butchie's" Memory will always be with his Niece Kim Wurtz, Nephews Mike Baran, John & Michael Ulmer along with ALL of their extended families, and "Uncle Ty" to his Sister-in-law Debra Slate & Nephew James (JC) Snodgrass and many dear friends both at Queen Lake & in Port St. Lucie. Besides his parents, Ty was predeceased by his daughter Jennifer in 1992 and his Father-in-law Roland (Buddy) Slate.Ty absolutely Loved making people happy, making them laugh, having fun with family, friends, even people he was meeting for the first time - young & old. Those who knew Ty recognized that he could be "Quite the Charmer", had a Great Sense of Humor and a Quick Wit which could be a little prickly at times (he definitely had a Don Rickles Flair), trying to bring out the Best in people he called friend. Ty was an amazing man whose life touched so many. Sometimes in Life, you are privileged enough to meet someone that touches the Hearts of everyone they meet. Ty will always be remembered as that guy. Job well done Good and Faithful Servant. Rest in Peace now our friend. We Love You ! Visitation will be Friday Sept 6th from 10-11 a.m. at the Beers & Story Belchertown Funeral Home. A service to remember his life will be held at 11 a.m. and burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in South Hadley. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions in Ty's Honor may be made to The Jennifer Ulmer Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Country Bank, the Phillipston Fire Dept, 90 State Rd, Phillipston, MA 01331, or another Charity of your choosing. For details, please visit www.beersandstory.com.
Published in the Athol Daily News on Sept. 5, 2019
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