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Kathleen Ebert Kathleen Ebert

Kathleen Ebert

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Trinity United Church of Christ member

Kathleen Ebert, 94, of Coplay, died Aug. 3, 2017, at Phoebe Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Raymond D. Ebert.

Born in Widnes, Liverpool, England, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Lucy (Aldred) Gillett.

She was a telephone operator with British Telecom during the war. After emigrating, she worked in the cafeteria at Whitehall High School from 1966-1985.

She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Coplay, where she taught Sunday school and was on the choir for 21 years.

She volunteered at Phoebe Home for 25 years before becoming a resident.

She is survived by four sons, James and his wife Janet of Whitehall, Daryl of Whitehall, Paul of Coplay and David of Whitehall; a sister, Sheila Gillett of Lytham St. Anne’s, England; three grandchildren, Heather McMahon and Shawn and Jamie Ebert; and a great-grandson, Michael McMahon.

She was predeceased by two sons, John and Dale; and a sister, Eileen Blose.

Contributions can be made to Peaceable Kingdom Inc., 1049 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, 18052, or to an animal charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Coplay.