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.
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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.
Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 13, 2013