CROWN POINT &mdash: Richard Paul Ebersbach died on Saturday, July 28 2012, at the age of 94. Born on July 27, 1918, in Paterson, N.J., he was the son of Max and Anna (Brueckman) Ebersbach.
He was raised in Patterson, N.J. and after his marriage to Amy Leonhard spent many years in Haledon, N.J. before coming to Crown Point. He was a graduate of Newark College of Engineering and Montclair State College. He was a retired school teacher and also worked as an engineer and chemist in the rubber industry.
He served in World War II and was wounded in action in Europe as a pilot in the Army Air Corps. He was a Lt. Col. in the Civil Air Patrol serving as an Aerospace Education Officer. He was an Eagle Scout and 70 plus year veteran of the Boy Scouts of America and served in many capacities. He was a member of the American Chemical Society for over 50 years and also a member of the Air Force Association, the American Legion and St. Marys Memorial Episcopal Church of Haledon, N.J. and Sigma Pi fraternity.
He is survived by his wife Amy; sons Paul (Karla), Thomas (Ann), William (Sally) and Robert (Jo-Ann); his grandchildren, Eric, Stephen, Amy, Gregory Julia Beth, Andrew and Laura; and his great-grandchildren; Kirstin and Cooper.
Family and friends may call 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, at the Harland Funeral Home in Port Henry, N.Y. A funeral service will be 11 a.m. at the funeral home, Rev. David Sullivan of the Church of the Good Shepard officiating. Burial will follow in the Ironville Cemetery, Crown Point, NY.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Boy Scouts of America, Twin Rivers Council.