Thursday, 28 May 2009 11:09
Ethel K. Gebhart, 88, a resident of Port Washington for the past 69 years, passed away at home on May 20, 2009 . She was born on Aug. 22, 1920 , the daughter of Joseph and Marie Steinle. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Rudolf; her five children, Ellen Weingart and husband John of Kentfield Hills, CA, Lorri Erion of Nashua, NH, Kristin Ryan and husband Casey of Santa Fe, NM, Neil Gebhart and wife Maureen of Verona, WI, Curt Gebhart of Woodside, NY; her sister Alma Costello of Santa Barbara, CA; nephew Frank Heath of Santa Barbara, CA; eight grandchildren and 16great-grandchildren
After raising her five children, her new career was volunteering at the Human Resources School for over 12 years, working with handicapped children, a role she cherished. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Henry Viscardi School (formerly Human Resources), 201 I U Willets Rd., Albertson, NY 11507 or to the charity of your choice. A private memorial service will be held May 29.