OBITUARY

Elsie S Eberz

February 9, 1924June 12, 2018

Elsie Sophie (Wiberg) Eberz, born on February 9, 1924 in Chicago, IL to the late Esther (Ostling) Wiberg and the late Gottfred Wiberg, passed away at age 94 on June 12, 2018 at Brookdale (Palma Sola) Assisted Living Home in Bradenton, FL. Elsie graduated from Fenger Academy High School in 1942. She was a beloved mother and exceptional homemaker. Elsie was married for over 50 years to the late George R. Eberz Sr. from Syracuse, NY who had served honorably in the U.S. Navy. Elsie supported her husband George throughout his long and successful career with the U.S. Department of Transportation (Philadelphia, PA.) Elsie and George raised their family in Huntingdon Valley, PA. Elsie was preceded in death by her brother, Nels Wiberg, sisters Ethel (Soderstrom) Wiberg and Corrinne (Johnson) Wiberg, and nephew Robert Johnson. Elsie is survived by her sons, George R. Eberz Jr. and spouse Susan (Purrazzella) Eberz, William Eberz, daughters Susan (Eberz) Emery and spouse Robert Emery, Nancy (Eberz) Boltwood and spouse Clifford J. Boltwood III, grandchildren, Heather (Eberz) Stanford, Drew Eberz, Megan (Eberz) Vanesko, Deven (Eberz) Henson, Jessica (Eberz) Bergan, Robert Emery, Thomas Emery, Clifford Boltwood IV, Brian Boltwood, Mark Boltwood, Victoria Boltwood, Nicholas Boltwood and Lauren (Eberz) Howard. Great-grandchildren, Madison Boltwood, Drew Rowell, James Boltwood, Jessica Henson, Jayce Henson, Jackson Vanesko, Atlee Vanesko, Olivia Vanesko, Grace Bergan, Henry Bergan, Will Eberz, Elizabeth Eberz, Mallory Eberz, Ana Fiedler and Elspeth Fiedler, Cash Howard, Dakota Howard and Preston Howard, nieces Donna (Wiberg) Benson, Barbara (Wiberg) Rabideau, Victoria (Wiberg) Parmley, Nancy (Johnson) Martinez, Karen Johnson and Allison (Eberz) Cranson, and nephews, James Soderstrom and William Soderstrom. Elsie’s hobbies included an extraordinary talent for embroidery and needlepoint, bingo, puzzles, travel and the theatre. She loved cruise ship sailing. She was a long standing member of Gloria Dei Church (Montgomery County, PA) before moving to Bradenton, Florida where she happily resided (for many years at Country Village) among family and friends for over 35 years. Elsie ended her remarkable life journey at Brookdale where she was cared for with affection and dignity by their wonderful staff and later, compassionate support through Hospice Care. Donations in Elsie’s name may be made to the Veterans Administration. The graveside service will be private and held at a later time at Sunset Memorial Park in Huntingdon Valley, PA. Manasota Memorial Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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REMEMBERING

Elsie S Eberz

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Cliff Boltwood

August 12, 2018

Just relaxing on the pool deck in her favorite glider. — Cortez, FL

Nancy Boltwood

August 11, 2018

A wonderful weekend trip to Eustis, FL and CAMP BOGGY CREEK!! ❤️

Nancy Boltwood

August 11, 2018

“Grandma” with granddaughters (L—>R) Deven (with great-grandson Jackson Vanesko) Jessica (with great grandson Hank Bergan) and Megan (with great granddaughter Olivia Vanesko) ❤️

Nancy Boltwood

August 11, 2018

Elsie and mother-in-law Mary Ellen Boltwood; blessed to have had them as friends in our family’s lives. ❤️❤️😇😇

Nancy Boltwood

August 3, 2018

This photo is such a captured moment of bliss.... one of your favorite things was to swim. Missing you. ❤️

Nancy Boltwood

August 3, 2018

Oh and she loved to drive (fast) ... 🙂❤️ Sitting in my new Corvette (all smiles)

Nancy Boltwood

July 20, 2018

Elsie, husband George and their son Bill at a favorite restaurant, Sign of the Mermaid on Anna Maria Island. ❤️

Nancy Boltwood

July 20, 2018

Nancy Boltwood

July 13, 2018

Elsie’s new in-law suite added to our home in Cortez, FL. Here she sits on her lower patio with son-in-law Cliff Boltwood. ❤️ She was so happy.

Nancy Boltwood

July 13, 2018

Chicago was her first home. She was “all that” in her youth!! Beautiful & tall... ❤️❤️❤️