Donald Eberhardt Sr.
September 2, 1940 – April 8, 2019
Donald Eberhardt Sr. passed away peacefully at his home in Gilbert, SC formerly of Brookfield, CT.
Born in Norwalk, CT, he was the son of the late Anthony and Ola Eberhardt of Wilton, CT. He graduated from Henry Abbott Tech as a machinist in Danbury, CT.
Don was a volunteer firefighter with Brookfield Volunteer Fire Dept., Candlewood Company in Brookfield, CT for many years.
He worked in the asphalt-paving industry, including A&J Paving in Brookfield as well as being employed 33 years at Hoffman Fuel Co. in Danbury until his retirement and moving to Gilbert, SC.
Don also enjoyed spending his time gardening or on Lake Murray with his friends.
He leaves behind a son, Donald Eberhardt, Jr. of Gilbert; daughters, Michele Eberhardt of Mt. Pleasant, SC; Karen C. Eberhardt and his friend and former wife Sandra (Veno) Eberhardt of Charleston, SC; sisters, Barbara Failla (Louis) of India Atlantic, FL, Shirley Agoes (Edward) of Putney, VT, and Gail Bernauer (Paul) of Brookfield, CT; brother, Anthony F. Eberhardt (Leslie) of Wilton, CT; grandsons, Devon Ohrt of Brooklyn, NY and Eric Ohrt of Denver, CO; and numerous nieces, nephews, friends and family.
Along with his parents he was predeceased by a brother, Glen A. Eberhardt.
A Graveside Service will be conducted at 10am on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Riverside Cemetery, 81 Riverside Ave., Norwalk, CT.
Friends will be received from 5pm-7pm on Friday, May 10, 2019 at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury, CT.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his memory to the Lutheran Hospice: Lutheran Homes of SC, Chapin, SC or Brookfield Volunteer Fire Dept., Candlewood Company of Brookfield, CT.
- Visitation Friday, May 10, 2019
- Graveside Service Saturday, May 11, 2019