Ethel M. Gerber, 88 , of Wilmington Delaware, went home to be with the Lord, December 28,2022 at her daughter’s home surrounded by family.
Wife of the late Mahlon Gerber; mother of Charles O’Grady, Robert Gerber (Charlotte) and Mary Manelski (Robert). She is also survived by 3 grandchildren, Nicole Manelski, Jonathan Manelski, David Gerber and one great-grandchild, Jax Michael Minker. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Clinton Brian O’Grady, three brothers and five sisters.
Ethel was known to all as a kind and generous person, a caring friend and wonderful mother and grandmother. Her hobbies were gardening, boating and crabbing. She enjoyed watching late night television, and truly adored her two cocker spaniels.
She worked as a waitress at 20th Century Grill in the 60’s, Howard Johnson’s, Kirkwood Highway in the 70’s and Arner’s Restaurant in the 80’s.
Services are being held on Tuesday, January 3,2023 at 10:00 am at McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808 where friends may call from 9:30-10:00 a.m. Burial will be private. To send condolences visit: www.mccreryandharra.com