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.