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Theodore J. Jzyk, 71, formerly of Ticonderoga, N.Y., and Manchester, Vt., passed away February 9, 2010, at his home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Sandra (Hunter) Jzyk. Born in Manchester, Vt., December 24, 1938, the son of the late 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. Teds infectious smile, quick wit and joking manor made him loved by all. In addition to his wife he is survived by his daughters, Jennifer Millender, Catherine Taylor and Elisabeth MacKenzie. He is also survived by his sisters, Rita Pash, Jean Sargood, Lucile Kapusta and Ann Hoyt, and his stepsister, Mary Nemitz, and stepbrother, Burton Campney. He is also survived by sister-in-law Judith Hunter and his grandchildren, Jayla, Katelynn, Rachel and Ryan. Visitation will be in the Ginley Funeral Home of Franklin (www.ginleyfuneralhomes.com), 131 Main St., Franklin on Sunday, February 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.

Published in The Country Gazette from Feb. 17 to Feb. 24, 2010
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