Irvin W. "Jim" VanFossen Jr.

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Irvin W. "Jim" VanFossen Jr., 77, of Westminster, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at College View Center in Frederick.

Born May 23, 1935, in Westminster, he was the son of the late Bessie Foreman Van Fossen and Irvine W. VanFossen Sr. He was the husband of Mildred Marie VanFossen, who died Nov. 14, 2011.

He graduated from Westminster High School and served in the Army. Before retiring he was a painter and handyman.

Surviving are daughter and son-in-law Deborah and William Spates, of Frederick; a grandson, Edwin John Calderone III; and sisters Hilda VanFossen, of Westminster, and JoeAnn Kirkendall and husband Frank, of Hagerstown.

He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Nina Marie Calderone.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St., Westminster.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Finksburg.

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Funeral Home
Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services
254 E Main St
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 848 -7575
Published in Carroll County Times on Apr. 18, 2013
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