NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Richard R. Gebhardt of North Salem, formerly of Brewster, died Nov. 1. He was 64.
Gebhardt was born Feb. 15, 1950, in Yonkers, to Claire (O’Toole) Gebhardt of New Rochelle and Robert Gebhardt. He graduated from schools in Yonkers. He was a longtime member of the Peach Lake or the BPO Elks lodge # 2101 in Brewster. He was a past chairman of the co-op board of directors. He was a central office tech for Verizon in Katonah for over 30 years retiring in 2001. He later lived in Brewster for 20 years before making his home back at the lake for the past 25 years.
Gebhardt is survived by his mother, Claire; longtime companion, Barbara Ott; children, Christopher Gebhardt of Katonah and Catherine Gallagher of Pawling;brother, Dennis Gebhardt of Alpharetta, Ga.; sister, Donna Zemba of New Rochelle; two grandsons, Liam and Ryan Gebhardt. He was predeceased by his father, Robert.
Calling hours are Tuesday, Nov. 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Beecher Funeral Home , 1 Putnam Ave., Brewster. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5 at St. Joseph’s Church, 95 Plum Brook Road, Somers. Interment will follow at Peach Pond Cemetery, North Salem.
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