LISHKA – Esther W. (Ulerich), 84, of Geistown, passed away Jan. 20, 2008, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Dec. 3, 1923, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Albert and Bernedine (Wertz) Ulerich. Preceded in death by husband, George C., whom she married Dec. 18, 1944; four sisters; and two brothers. Survived by children, Terry G., married to the former Sharon Shaffer, Seward; Ronald Z., married to the former Catherine Watt, Johnstown; Donna R., married to Russell Foust, South Carolina; Sandra A., married to Alan Roberts, Pottstown; and Zane C., Elton; grandchildren, Eric, Lee, Adam, Aaron, Abby and Madison; great-grandson, Taylor; stepgrandchildren, Matthew and Aimee; sister, Betty Kubanda, Johnstown; and brother, Walter Ulerich, Uniontown. She was a member of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, where she was sang in the choir. She was a dedicated homemaker and mom. She loved any kind of needlework, cards, baking and cooking large meals for her family. As a teenager, she was a professional roller skater and was a member of the Skating Vanities, which was comparable to the Rockettes. Friends received from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Henderson Funeral Home, East Hills, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Nelson Ilgenfritz. Interment, Richland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family asks donations be made to Mount Calvary Lutheran Church.

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