April 13, 1927 – Jan. 9, 2013

Dr. Robert E. Ebinger, a Hamburg dentist for 42 years, died Wednesday in Mercy Hospital. He was 85.

Born in Orchard Park, Dr. Ebinger was a longtime Hamburg resident before returning to Orchard Park in recent years.

Dr. Ebinger was a graduate of the University of Buffalo School of Dentistry and operated his practice from an office on East Main Street for many years.

He was a member of the National Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the 8th District Dental Society and New York State Dental Association.

An avid outdoorsman, Dr. Ebinger enjoyed hunting, fishing, horses, skiing, sailing, travel, woodcarving and photography.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, the former Margaret Meier; a son, Robert; and a daughter, Susan.

Services are private.