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Morton J. Julius

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LONDONDERRY -- Morton J. “Mort” Julius died Sunday, June 27, 2004, at the Springfield Hospital after a brief illness. He was born on April 23, 1921 in Newark, N.J., the son of Leo and Helen (Hannoch).

He attended Lafayette College in Easton, Pa. and served as a captain in the U.S. Army in World War II in North Africa, France and Germany. He was awarded the Bronze Star for participation in the invasion of southern France and received the Meritorious Service Award in November 1944.

He married Jean Tabert on May 21, 1960. He was employed as a salesman in the construction industry until his retirement.

Mr. Julius was a member of the Vermont Senior Games Association and served on the Flood Brook Elementary School Board.

He was a former ski instructor, an Arthur Murray dance instructor, a silver medal swimmer in the first National Senior Olympics, a watercolor artist and a competitive fencer.

He is survived by his wife, Jean, of Londonderry; three sons, Tab Julius of Wentworth, N.H., Todd Julius of South Burlington, and Ted Julius of Balingen, Germany; one brother, Richard Julius of White Plains, N.Y. and five grandchildren.

One brother, Victor Julius, predeceased him.

Calling hours will be held on June 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. and July 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Brewster Funeral Home, 34 Park Place, Manchester Center.

The funeral service will be private for family.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Londonderry Volunteer Rescue Squad, 6068 Route 100, Londonderry, VT 05148.
Published in Bennington Banner from June 28 to June 29, 2004
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