Ervin M. Ulshafer September 7, 1947 - February 1, 2019

Ervin M. Ulshafer, 71, of Whitehall, passed away Friday, February 1, 2019 in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Erv’s “best catch” was his “Bertie” (Bertha R. Busocker); they were together for 12 years. Ervin was born in Coaldale a son of the late Ervin F. and Stella (Marlow) Ulshafer. He was a procurement agent for various manufacturers in the Lehigh Valley for many years before retiring in 2012. Erv enjoyed fly fishing and mentoring others through Project Healing Waters, Jake’s Youth Day, Women in the Outdoors and Casting for Recovery. He was a member of Trout Unlimited Hokendauqua Chapter #535. Ervin was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during the Vietnam War.

Survivors: Bertha R. Busocker; daughter, Heather and her husband Shawn Kramer; grandsons, Ethan and Jaxon; brother, Eugene and his wife Karen Ulshafer; nephews, Jason, Brian and their children, Ethan, Lily, Montgomery and Hunter; niece, Tracey Catera and her children Abigail and Cassie.

Services: A private celebration of Erv’s life will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. www.stephensfuneral.com.

Contributions: To honor Ervin’s life, contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors 370 7th Ave. # 1802 New York, NY 10001 or the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation 2361 Hylan Blvd. Staten Island, NY 10306.


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