Samuel V. Ulery, 57, of Sandusky and formerly of Oak Harbor, died Friday, June 27, 2008, in Cleveland Clinic after a lengthy and courageous battle with leukemia and a recent bone marrow transplant.
He was born July 20, 1950, in Toledo, to Jack E. and Lillian (Falkenburg) Ulery. He was a 1968 graduate of Toledo Waite High School. On Sept. 4, 1971, he married the former Laura Failor and she survives. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 8, in Toledo for 39 years retiring in 2007. He co-owned and operated Uncle Tony's Ice Cream Parlor in Sandusky. He was also a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Oak Harbor. Sam loved being a grandfather, scooping ice cream, watching a sporting event and playing cards with his extended family.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Laura of Sandusky; sons, Samuel E. (Kristen) Ulery of Vermilion, Anthony J. Ulery of Toledo and David J. Ulery of Sandusky; daughters, Gretchen L. (Peter) Mattimore of Westlake, Ohio, Anne L. (Adam) Carron of Macomb, Mich., and Rebecca E. Ulery of Columbus; father, Jack of Perrysburg, Ohio; sister, Jacqueline (James) Lennard of Samaria, Mich.; and grandchildren, Michael, Grace and Patrick Mattimore, Amanda, Abigail, Natalie and Samuel C. Ulery, and Jack Carron.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Tuesday in Crosser Funeral Home, Oak Harbor, with a parish wake service at 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Boniface Catholic Church with the Rev. David Ritchie officiating. Burial will be at a later date.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: St. Boniface School, St. Boniface Catholic Church Renovation Fund, or Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Northern Ohio.
Condolences can be shared with the family at crosserfuneralhome.com.