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Geraldine “Jere” Ebert

November 25, 1924 - October 26, 2021

Geraldine “Jere” Ebert, nee Staub, age 96, of Severna Park, MD, formerly of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October, 26, 2021.

Jere was a WWII war bride and a military wife for the first 25 years of her marriage, living in various states, including Hawaii and overseas in Morocco. During that time, she was a Red Cross and a Gray Lady volunteer. Retiring to a civilian life in 1968, the family settled in Newark, DE. Jere was a long-time member of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church (USA), Newark, DE and an active member of the church’s women’s Ruth Circle. She was also a long-time volunteer for Meals on Wheels as well as a local Adult Day Care Center.
Jere was an avid reader, but nothing brought her more joy than spending time with her family. She was a loving sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother and is loved and will be greatly missed.

Jere was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Ross Eugene Ebert. She is survived by her sister, Joan M. Staub of PA; her five children: Sandra Averitt (Robert) of FL, Alison Slone of NJ, Terry Ebert of France, Jeffrey Ebert of FL, James Ebert (Lorraine) of MD; her eight grandchildren: Cathy Benson (Chris) of FL, Deborah Episcopo (Mark) of FL, Tracie Holena (Lou) of VA, Robert Slone (Kate) of VA, Jamie Simkins (Charlie) of FL, Jeremy Ebert of CO, Bethany Ebert of MD and Hannah Ebert of MD. She is also survived by 9 great-grandsons, 2 great-granddaughters and one great-great granddaughter.

A visitation will be held from 10:30 am until 11:30 am on Monday, November 15, 2021 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will be held at 11:30 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware. Interment will be held privately

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jere’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516.

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9 Condolences for Geraldine “Jere” Ebert

  • Grandma touched so many lives and was loved by more people and families than she could have ever known. She leaves a grand legacy for us all to honor and follow.

  • I’ll miss our late night talks after I’d come home from work when you were visiting, and all the shenanigans we planned.

  • I love you forever Lil Grandma ❤️ I’m so happy that you met my daughter. Our 5 generations photo will forever be my favorite. I’ll never forget you and I’ll cherish all of my memories with you. I cannot wait to hold your hand and kiss you again in Heaven.

  • May the memories and celebration of Jere’s life bring each of you comfort during this difficult time.
    Our thoughts and prayers, Jack and Frances Gooden

  • Terry and Family,
    I am so very sorry to hear about your Mom. She was always such a nice lady and always smiling. She is now with your Dad once again. Sending my prayers, love and hugs to you and your family. God Bless you all.

  • My condolences to :
    Aunt Joan, Sandy & Bob, Alison,
    Terry, Jeff, Jim & Lorraine,
    Cathy & Chris, Debbie & Mark,
    Tracie & Lou, Danny & Kate,
    Jamie & Charlie, Jeremy,
    Bethany (it was nice to hear your voice on the phone), Hannah, Kevin, Ryan.
    Your mother/grandmother has helped
    me so much.
    She was like a universal mother.
    Also, you all have been kind and generous with me during my American years.
    You are all part of my life.
    Adieu Mrs Ebert!
    I loved you dearly.
    May you rest in peace.
    “Dieu réunit ceux qui s’aiment”.
    Yours toujours.
    Philippe of France.

  • Dear Terry and siblings:
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. I always enjoyed seeing your mom. She treated me like one of the family. She and your dad raised 5 great kids. See you at the service.
    Fizz

  • Dear Sandy, Bob and Family,
    We were so very sorry to hear the news about your Mom.
    May your cherished memories comfort you in the days ahead.
    Sending love to you both and the entire family. See you at her memorial service.
    Safe travels to all. With love…..

  • Alison and family – my deepest sympathy to you all for the loss of your mom. I always enjoyed being around Mrs. Ebert when at your house and church. Prayers for God to comfort you at this time.