Susan Carole Ecker, 74, of Orrtanna, passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill, Pa.

Susan was born at home in Union Bridge, Md., on Dec. 24, 1944. She was a 1962 graduate of Gettysburg High School.

Susan is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Debra S. Ulring and husband Jon of Hanover, Pa., and Mrs. Julie M. Secrest and husband Scott of Orrtanna; five grandchildren, Ryan A. Ulring and fiancé Kristen Smith of Reading, Pa., Mrs. Elizabeth N. Meyer and husband Justin both currently serving USAF, Whiteman, Mo., Ms. Hannah C. Ulring of Hanover, Pa., and Ms. Mackenzie L. Secrest and Jaxon S. Secrest, both of Orrtanna. one great-grandson Revan J. Meyer; one brother Mr. Russell C. Carbaugh and wife Phyllis of Gettysburg; as well as numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Susan is preceded in death by her mother and stepfather Thelma and Robert Carbaugh, and by one grandson Bryce M. Secrest.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to Adams County SPCA, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and/or Ocular Melanoma Foundation.

The family of Susan wishes to thank everyone who knew and loved her.

The family will respect the wishes of Susan and funeral services will remain private. A small social gathering will be held at the residence of Julie and Scott Secrest for a celebration of life remembrance. Details not yet available.

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