Jerome W. Ullrich, 90, real estate agent

July 07, 2006

Jerome William "Chipper" Ullrich, a retired real estate business owner, died of an infection Sunday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Timonium resident was 90.

Born in Baltimore and raised on Patterson Park Avenue, he attended St. Katherine of Siena Parochial School and was a 1934 graduate of Calvert Hall College High School.

At age 15, after his father's death, Mr. Ullrich helped his mother operate a confectionery store at Patterson Park Avenue and Oliver Street. He later worked at Bethlehem Steel's Sparrows Point plant and for the S.J. Stackhouse real estate firm before opening J.W. Ullrich Realtor Inc. at Belair Road and Brendan Avenue.

Mr. Ullrich retired in 1982 and moved to Rotonda West, Fla. He moved 20 years later to Timonium's Mercy Ridge retirement community, where he served on committees and was a bridge instructor.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. today at the Stella Maris Hospice Chapel, 2300 Dulaney Valley Road.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, the former Dorothy E. Koerner; a son, Richard E. Ullrich of Baltimore; a daughter, Mary T. Majchrzak of Timonium; two brothers, Joseph A. Ullrich of Dover, Del., and William J. Ullrich of Westminster; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. His wife of 33 years, the former Charlotte A. Zink, died in 1970. A son, David M. Ullrich Sr., died in 1996.

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