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Syrena J (Ulmer) FlaggDecember 1, 1931 ~ August 3, 2017 (age 85)
Syrena J. (Ulmer) Flagg
Randolph- Syrena J.Flagg, age 86, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday
August 3rd, 2017 where during her final days she was
surrounded by her family and loved ones.
She was born December 1st 1931 in Gardiner, Maine. She was the
daughter of the late Leland and Jeanette Ulmer.
Syrena grew up in Randolph and graduated from Gardiner Area High
School. She then went on to work for the State of Maine Bureau of
Public Improvements retiring in 1991 with 41 years of service.
In 1950 Syrena married Carroll W. Flagg. They were married for 57 years
until his passing in 2007.
During her lifetime she and Carroll enjoyed many activities. When their
children were young they spent numerous family vacations traveling and
camping throughout Maine and Canada. There were also several years of
fun family times at their camp on Sheepscot Lake. One of her greatest
joys was watching her granddaughters in their sporting events along
with being an avid fan of Professional Golf, the Boston Red Sox and the
New England Patriots. Christmas was her favorite time of year. She
prepared for it all year long to make it a special time for her family and
they always treasured those times together. After losing the love of her
life she reconnected with and old friend Bill Garside. Together they
enjoyed a good companionship that included traveling and attending
musical events. Most recently she met many new friends through
attending services at the Highland Avenue Methodist Church and being
a member of the Red Hat Society.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Carroll and three
sisters, Lois Curtis, Deanie Weed and Ruby Goggin. She is survived by
one brother, Walter (Bucky) Ulmer and his wife Lorna of Randolph, son,
Wayne C. Flagg and his wife Joyce of South Hutchinson Island, FL,
daughter, Pamela Flagg-Shaw of Randolph, two granddaughters, Ginna
Dix and her husband Matt of Sidney, Nicole Jehlen and her husband Jay
of Hewitt, NJ, along with several nieces and nephews.
At her request there will be no visiting hours. A service will be held at
the Gardiner Highland Avenue Methodist Church on Wednesday August
9th at 2 pm. followed by a committal service at the Oak
Grove Cemetery in Gardiner. There will then be a reception at the
The family would like to thank the MaineGeneral Hospice staff for their
excellent care, kindness and support.