MONTPELIER — A graveside service will be held in the Riverside Cemetery in Woodstock at a later date for Henry Frank Witzenberger, 96, who died peacefully on April 1 at Heaton Woods in Montpelier.
Mr. Witzenberger was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on March 30, 1918, son of Henry and Jennie (Kopitsh) Witzenberger.
He graduated from Farmington High School in Long Island, N.Y. in 1936.
He worked in Meteorological Repairs in the U.S. Signal Core during World War II.
Henry married Dorothy Walker on Jan. 25, 1942 in Farmingdale, N.Y.
Mr. Witzenberger worked for Sperry Gyroscope in Little Neck Long Island and for Henry J. Green in West Berry Long Island.
The Witzenbergers moved to Vermont in 1987.
Mr. Witzenberger was a member of the Phoenix Orion Masonic Lodge #205 and the Montpelier Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife Dorothy of Montpelier; one son Thomas of Boca Raton, Fla.; three granddaughters, Ashley, Alexander, and Ariel; and great-granddaughter, Annabelle.
The family would like to say a special thank you to the amazing staff at Heaton Woods Assisted Living and Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice for their loving care of Henry.
Those wishing may make memorial donations to their local Hospice.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, Vermont. Condolences may be offered by visiting cabotfh.com
This obituary first appeared in the April 17, 2014 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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