The Hammonton Gazette
A. Donald Ebert
A. Donald Ebert, 86, of Hammonton died on December 12, 2020.
Don was born and raised in Trenton, N.J. and was a graduate of Trenton Central High School class of 1951. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, serving both at 3rd Naval District Headquarters in New York City and aboard the USS Worcester, a light cruiser, out of Boston. He retired from the N.J. State Police with the rank of lieutenant after 31 years of service. He was stationed in South Jersey, the N.J. Turnpike and at Division Headquarters and was a member of the Former Troopers Association. Don was a former member of the Kiwanis Club of Hammonton for 27 years. He served as their secretary-treasurer for 26 years and was also the editor of the statewide N.J. Kiwanian newsletter. After the State Police, he was employed by both MIT Transportation in Hammonton and Dana Transport Systems in Paulsboro as VP of Sales and Marketing and Regulatory Compliance. Don was an Elder and former Trustee of the Presbyterian Church at Hammonton and a member of the American Legion Post #186 in Hammonton. In his retirement he did volunteer work aboard the USS New Jersey in Camden and worked part time in the pro shop at Pinelands Golf Course. He had interests in coin collecting, golf, woodworking and fishing. He also enjoyed the casinos and spending time with his family.
Don is predeceased by his parents, Adolph C. and Helen Ebert; his brother, Robert J. Ebert; brother-in-law, Ted Racz and his loving wife of 55 years, Rosemarie (Nocito).
Surviving are his daughters, Donna Buczko (Dan) of Marlton, N.J. and Christina McGovern (Michael) of Hammonton; his beloved grandchildren, Jason Buczko and Megan McGovern; his sister, Millie Racz of Yardville, N.J.; his brother, William (Betty) of Leesburg, Va.; and his sister-in-law, Evelyn Ebert of Newtown, Pa. He was loved and will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Burial will be private. A memorial celebration of his life will be planned for a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Presbyterian Church at Hammonton, 326 Bellevue Ave, Hammonton, NJ 08037.
Arrangements made by Marinella Funeral Home.