Tonawanda News


May 6, 2013

Carol A. Gebhardt

BUFFALO — Carol (nee Berner) Gebhardt, age 83, of North Tonawanda, died Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Buffalo General Hospital, after a brief illness. Born and raised in North Tonawanda, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Theophilus and Bertha (nee Fetterhoff) Berner. Carol was a lifelong member of St. Martin Lutheran Church in North Tonawanda and was very active at the church. She was the wife of the late Harold W. Gebhardt, Jr., who died in 1982.

She is survived by her four children, Craig (Linda) Gebhardt, Lynn (Terry) Walters, Paula    (Peter) Heaton and Joel (Margaret) Gebhardt; two sisters, Florence Huber and Ellen Harris; and ten grandchildren, Scott, Britt (Tara), Glen (Karrie), Ryan (Rachel), Travis, Mallory (Brad), Spencer, Kara (Tom), Dean and Cal. Also surviving are three great-grandchildren, Liam, Penelope and Gavin; and many nieces and nephews.

There is no visitation. Private graveside services were held today (Wednesday) at White Chapel Memorial Park, Town of Amherst. If desired, memorials to the St. Martin Lutheran Church Memorial Fund are preferred by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the care of the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., Tonawanda.  

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