Gerald M. Ulitsky, 78, of Keene and a former long-time resident of Alstead died on Wednesday. July 21, 2021, at Cheshire Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Keene. He passed peacefully while resting after a period of declining health.
Gerald was born the son of the late Rose (Pruchansky) and Maurice Ulitsky on August 3, 1942, in Hyde Park, Massachusetts. He was educated in MA. and graduated from Hyde Park High School class of 1960. He went on in his studies taking prerequisite courses in Pharmacology.
Jerry was a patriot. He left college to enlist in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War on June 6, 1964. He was the recipient of the Good Conduct Ribbon, Marksmanship Award and had several letters of appreciation. He was honorably discharged on February 27, 1966, at the rank of SP4 E-4.
On June 17, 2007, he exchanged vows with Ruth M. (Freeman) Santaw at the Third Congregational Church in Alstead. They were married with family and friends in attendance. Sadly, Ruth passed on September 5, 2015, after eight years of marriage.
He was employed by Adventure Limousine & Transportation in Swanzey for several years as a driver.
Jerry enjoyed watching his Boston Red Sox Baseball on television. Time was spent traveling and going to flea markets to buy and sell items. He loved his dog and best friend, Trixie.
Mr. Ulitsky is survived by his daughter, Peggy A. Allen, and her husband Peter of Swanzey. In addition, he is survived by cousins, extended family, and friends. Jerry is predeceased by his sister, Paula Ulitsky.
In keeping with Jerry’s wishes, there are no calling hours. Burial will take place on Monday, July 26, 2021, at 11 am. in the family lot with military honors at Pine Grove Cemetery, Pine Grove St. Alstead, NH. 03602. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 S. Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com