Emma Ebbert

September 5, 1915 - February 15, 2008

09/05/1915 - 02/15/2008

Past Services

Tuesday February 19, 2008
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-0330 | Directions
Wednesday February 20, 2008
10:00 am
St. Joseph Cathedral
13th and Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-233-4121 | Directions
Wednesday February 20, 2008
11:00 am
Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens
R.D. #3, Box 245
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-1870 Hi | Directions

EBBERT, Emma Marguerite Hickman, 92, formerly of Wheeling, died early Friday morning, February 15, 2008 in Lecanto, Florida, with her grandson Donald by her side.
She was born September 5, 1915 in Sutton, W.Va., a daughter of the late George and Nancy Viola Skidmore Hickman.
Emma was a long time resident of 91 Iowa Street on Wheeling Island, a former nurse at Reynolds Memorial Hospital, a tireless volunteer for the Blind Society and St. Vincent DePaul Society, and a member of the former Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, Wheeling.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Chester J. Ebbert in 1986; two sisters, Minnie Wood and Mabel Williams.
She is survived by her son, Robert L. Zontini and his wife, Catherine of Inverness, FL; one daughter, Mary Catherine Murray and her husband, David of North Canton, Ohio; three grandchildren, Donald Canestraro, Marguerite Burtzlaff and Robert S. Zontini; five great-grandchildren, Max, Erin, Claire, Nikolas and Anthony.
Known to the family as MaPa, Emma was a great lady, who was loved and will be missed by all.
Friends will be received from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, where vigil services will be held at 6:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m.Wednesday, February 20, 2008 in St. Joseph Cathedral, Wheeling.
Entombment will be in Halcyon Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum, Sherrard.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent DePaul Society.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at altmeyer.com

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Sylvia McNeil
8 years ago

I knew Emma–“Zontini” from Reynolds Hospital–To let you know many thoughts and prayers are with you and yours–Take care-keep the faith and May God Bless you with His Peace and Love–“When someone you love becomes a memory–that memory becomes a treasure”–Sincerely, Sylvia Mc Neil