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“I feel like I should stop posting so much here, but my fb is already blown up with stuff about you...your anniversary just passed...how? How did five...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Katt Morrison - Oneonta, NY

“I miss you so much :'( ”
2 of 25 | Posted by: Katt Morrison - Friend

“I miss you so much Dar...not a day goes by that you're not on my heart and mind...you're missed dearly...you're birthday is just a few shirt days...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Katt M - Friend

“Mandar. I am at a loss for words.Mom misses you and please help her. Ralph is looking out for us and gee and pop miss you so much. Bless you from...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Sujata Gebhard - Millsboro, DE

“dar,every night i lie here awake thinking about you...i wake up throughout the night from dreams of you...i force myself to stay awake for days so i...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: katherine Morrison - Oneonta, NY

“I'm so sorry for your loss. What a handsome young man. My heart breaks for your family. May God comfort you. Bob also was saddened. Mandar and him...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Deborah.ingalls - Milford, NY

“lately wen i wake up your on my mind not sure why but i miss u brother and hope that i will see you again.....love ya man wish i could sit and have a...Read More »
7 of 25 | Posted by: Tucci - MILFORD, NY - friend

“I had no idea this happened until today. I met Mandar when I was 12 and used to go to his house to hang out. After several years out of high school...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Alan harvey - Laurens, NY

“My heart goes out to the Gebhard Family, you are in my thoughts and prayer's. ”
9 of 25 | Posted by: Nichole Hazen - Preston Hollow, NY

“Dear Mandar.....I hope you have one of the best "seats" for these 2012 London Olympics.....please ask God to send us consolation, strength, gratitude...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Aunt Ellen

“"...life is not ended but changed..." +++ Dear Mandar....may we meet again..... ( and thank you Katherine, Dar's best friend, fiancee....thank you...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Aunt Ellen

“I met Mandar when i moved into his house.. He was standing leaned up against the counter in the kitchen and the landlord and my friends uncle were...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: Katherine - oneonta, NY

“Mike and Gloria, I'm so sorry for your loss,I can't imagine losing a young person like this. ”
13 of 25 | Posted by: phyllis attanasio - middleburgh, NY

“So sorry for your loss. I really enjoyed playing baseball with Mandar. I will never forget him. He may not of been the biggest guy on the team, but...Read More »
14 of 25 | Posted by: William Craft and Family - NY

“Oh dear family, Words can not adequately express how deeply we are saddened by Mandar's sudden passing. Please accept our deepest condolences....Read More »
15 of 25 | Posted by: Bucky, Amy Soule & family - NY

“May God bless Mandar. I remember when he came to Jefferson like it was yesterday. He had a great smile and we all enjoyed his laughter. You all...Read More »
16 of 25 | Posted by: Gloria Anderson - Jefferson, NY

“Kathy, Mike & families, So sorry to hear this. Our thoughts are with you. We have fond memories of Mandar. Carolyn, Jerry & family ”
17 of 25 | Posted by: Carolyn & Jerrry Rappleyea

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We are so sorry for your loss. The Matteson Family ”
18 of 25 | Posted by: Diane Matteson - Jefferson, NY

“Mandar.......it was always such a joy and blessing to be in your company....whether as a young child or as a wonderful young man....we are...Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Aunt Ellen

“Dear Mike, Gloria and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time. Words cannot express how we are feeling your grief....Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: David and Melody Houck - NY

“We walked together on that road to Emmaus and were filled with questions about our experiences and how they made us feel. Only He can warm our...Read More »
21 of 25 | Posted by: Dave and Melody Houck - NY

“There is so little we can say at this time. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Sending our love and deepest sympathy ”
22 of 25 | Posted by: Stan and Marlene Towne - NY

“We are so sorry for your loss!! ”
23 of 25 | Posted by: Heather Howe and Family - NY

“Rest in Peace Mandar ”
24 of 25 | Posted by: Carol Barker - Sidney, NY

“Kathleen, Sujata & family - my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May your heart and soul find peace and comfort. ”
25 of 25 | Posted by: Diane Perry - Oneonta, NY


Oneonta- Mandar S. Gebhard, 25, formerly of Milford, passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, July 17, 2012.

Born May 24, 1987 in Puna, India, he was the son of Kathleen Sabia and Michael Gebhard.

Mandar had a love for baseball and while playing in the Milford Little League, he was selected as Rookie of the Year. He continued his baseball career, playing modified and varsity baseball for Milford CSD, and most recently was active in the Oneonta Softball League.

Mandar also enjoyed turkey hunting and playing racquetball.

Since 2005 he has been employed at Custom Electronics in Oneonta.

Survivors include his mother, Kathleen Sabia of Rehoboth Beach, DE; his father and step-mother: Michael and Gloria Gebhard of Middleburgh; brother: Matthew Gebhard of Sunnyside, NY; two sisters: Sujata Gebhard of Endicott, Mary Gebhard of Middleburgh; a step-sister: Chelsea Gentner, Middleburgh; three step-brothers: Ethan Gentner of Middleburgh, Russell Gentner (Cassy) of Latham, and Michael (Amy) Gentner of Middleburgh; paternal grandmother: Kathaleen Putman of Jefferson; maternal grandparents: Richard and Barbara Sabia of Rehoboth Beach, DE; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at the Middleburgh United Methodist Church, Main St., Middleburgh, with Rev. Jeff Rauhauser officiating. Family and friends are also invited to a period of visitation to be held at the church an hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 AM Sat. Inurnment will be private in Jefferson Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to either the Milford Little League, care of Michael T. Gebhard, 983 Clauverwie Road, Middleburgh, NY 12122.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home, 134 River St., Middleburgh and Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill.