Dolores M. Ebert, 79, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, died Friday evening at Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit, Dunmore. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Joseph S. Ebert.
She was born in Swoyersville, March 14, 1933, a daughter of the late Joseph and Stephanie Yarashus Dambrauskas. She was a graduate of Swoyersville High School and had been employed as a floor manager in the local garment industry for many years.
Dolores was an avid bowler and a member of the Alley Cats bowling league. She and her husband had a great love and appreciation for horses, having owned many over the years. She was a member of the former Holy Trinity Church, South Street, Wilkes-Barre.
Surviving are her children, David Ebert and wife, Sharon, Mountaintop; Gloria Hockenbury and husband, Bill, Green Cove Springs, Fla.; Christopher Ebert and wife, Sharon, Archbald; Bonnie Percevault and husband, Joseph, Tafton; and Joseph Ebert and wife, Tara, Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren, Bryce Ebert, Ryan and Lauren Hockenbury; Christopher and Rachel Ebert and Michael DiMatteo; Mallory and Morganne Percevault; sister, Anne Hines, Swoyersville; nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by brothers, Albert and Bernard Dambrauskas; stepbrothers, Joseph, Bill and John Yarashus; and stepsister, Veronica Adams.
Funeral services will be Monday at 10 a.m. in the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with the Rev. James E. McGahagan officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Twp.
Friends may call today from 4 to 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a
Online condolences may be sent by visiting Dolores's obituary at www.natandgaw lasfuneralhome.com