Theodore J. Jzyk
1938-2010 FRANKLIN Theodore J. Jzyk, 71, of Franklin, formerly of Ticonderoga, N.Y. and Manchester, Vt., passed away Feb. 9, at his home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Sandra Hunter Jzyk.
Born in Manchester, Dec. 24, 1938, son of Theodore Jzyk and Lucille Edgerton Campney, Mr. Jzyk was raised in Manchester and had lived in Ticonderoga for many years before moving to Franklin.
Mr. Jzyk was a graduate of the University of Vermont with a degree in civil engineering.
Ted was an outstanding athlete, being awarded a bid to play for the New England Patriots after playing football at both Dartmouth and the University of Vermont.
Mr. Jzyk had been a valued employee of the International Paper Company for 32 years before his retirement.
Mr. Jzyk served in the Army Corps of Engineers during the Vietnam War, attaining the rank of Captain.
An avid sportsman, golfer, hunter and gardener, Ted loved the outdoors. Ted enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, most especially his grandchildren. Ted's infectious smile, quick wit and joking manner made him loved by all.
In addition to his wife, he leaves his daughters, Jennifer Millender, Catherine Taylor, Elisabeth MacKenzie. He also leaves his sisters, Rita Pash, Jean Sargood, Lucile Kapusta and Ann Hoyt; his step-sister, Mary Nemitz; step-brother, Burton Campney; sister-in-law, Judith Hunter, and his grandchildren, Jayla, Katelynn, Rachel and Ryan.
FUNERAL NOTICE: Visitation will be in THE GINLEY FUNERAL HOME of Franklin, (www.ginleyfuneralhomes.com), 131 Main St., Franklin, on Sunday, Feb. 21, from Noon - 2 p.m. followed by a celebration of his life at the Alumni Restaurant, 391 East Central St., Franklin.
In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226.
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