Ebner, Herbert Mark, age 93, died peacefully in his sleep on June 26, 2018. Formerly of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he moved to Treasure Island, Florida in 1977. He is predeceased by his loving wife, Claire (Eichhorn). He is survived by his five children: Michael (Dolores) and Stephen (Cheryl Feldman), of Philadelphia, Timothy (Sherri) of New Hampshire, Christine Tarpey and Joan (Donald) Leak, of Pinellas County. He is survived by twelve grandchildren and twenty-five great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his sister Beatrice (Corr), and survived by his brother George.
Herbert served proudly in the US Army from 1943 to 1946, 8th Armored Division, 53rd Battalion, Company C. Always a go-getter, he had many careers including the largest paper route in the city of Philadelphia, culminating in a successful sales career selling lawbooks for the Bureau of National Affairs.
Known for his sense of humor, strong political opinions, and financial wisdom, Herb was an impeccable dresser who never said no to pink. He loved sailing, helping the poor, and being beyond generous to everyone he knew.
He was an active member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church, an extraordinary minister, and a dedicated member of the St. Vincent De Paul Society. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cure Alzheimers Fund (curealz.org) or to Herb's favorite charity, Operation Rescue.