Gladys I. Ebersol, 96, Castorland

CASTORLAND, NY — Gladys Isabel Ebersol, 96, formerly of NYS Route 126, Castorland, passed away early Thursday morning, Feb. 25, 2021, at Sunset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Boonville, where she has resided since December 2020.

A graveside service will be held in the spring in the Apostolic Christian Cemetery, Lowville. There are no calling hours.

Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville.

Born March 3, 1924, in Lowville, NY, a daughter of the late LeRoy and Mary Rogers Davenport, she graduated in 1942 from Lowville Academy.

On Sept. 23, 1943, she married Paul F. Ebersol at the home of her parents.

She worked in the office of the Faichney Company in Watertown and later in the cafeteria at Beaver River Central School for many years, retiring in 1987.

Mr. Ebersol passed away on Nov. 22, 2004.

Gladys was a member of the Beaver Falls United Methodist Church, and their women’s group. She was also a member of Beaver River Memorial Post #1663, Croghan American Legion Auxiliary for more than 45 years; Lowville VFW Auxiliary and Senior Citizens.

The Ebersol family would like to give a special thank you to Jane Peters and Marilyn Chapman for providing the care to allow Gladys to stay in her own home as long as possible.

She is survived a daughter-in-law, Janice Ebersol, West Columbia, SC; two grand-daughters, Julie Ebersol Bush and husband Robert Bush, Ilion, NY and Jill Ebersol Brownfield and husband Kirby Brownfield, West Columbia, SC; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Gladys was predeceased by her beloved husband, Paul Ebersol; her cherished son, Gary Ebersol; her sisters, Jane (Davenport) Colwell and Charlette (Davenport) Gallagher; and a brother, Frederick C. Davenport.

Contributions may be made to the Beaver Falls United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 66, Beaver Falls, NY 13305.

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