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Ethel R. Gebhart

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Ethel R. Gebhart

AGE: 86 • Delmar, MD formerly Hockessin, DE

Ethel R. (Price) Gebhart, 86 of Delmar, MD, formerly of Hockessin, DE, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, August 6, 2014.

Ethel was born in Creston, NC on November 22, 1927, daughter of the late Clark and Grace (Baumgardner) Price. A loving and devoted homemaker, she possessed a strong Catholic faith and was a dedicated member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church and the parish Sages group. Affectionately known as "Queenie", Ethel was in her glory when her home was filled with family and friends, and she especially loved hosting Sunday breakfast. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed sharing her skill and techniques with others. She also enjoyed traveling, time at the beach and a leisurely drive through the Amish Country.

Her husband, Leonard F. Gebhart, passed away on October 5, 1997.

Ethel is survived by her sons, L. Michael (Candy), Francis (Leslie), Joseph (Susan) and Robert (Janet); her grandchildren, Kevin, Jessica Scott, Max, Kyle, Conner, Kristen, Joseph, Amy Hart, Bobby and Leonard; her great grandchildren, Charlotte, Sophie, Kenleigh and Alexander; her brothers, Dan and Eugene Price; her sisters, Cecialea Abel, Nancy Stark and Christine Garrett; her very special niece and caregiver, B.J. Garrett; and many other nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her brother, Clayton Price; and her sisters, Margaret Clappse, Dora Mae Price and Uclea Simmers.

Family and friends are invited to visit at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 7200 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin on Tuesday, August 12 from 12:30-1:15PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:30PM. Interment will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Ashland.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ethel may be made to the , 240 N. James Street, Suite 100-A, Newport, DE 19804.

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Published in The News Journal on Aug. 10, 2014
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