• Henry F. Witzenberger
    April 08,2014

    Henry F. Witzenberger

    MONTPELIER Henry Frank Witzenberger, 96, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Heaton Woods in Montpelier.

    He was born March 30, 1918, in Brooklyn in New York City, the son of Henry and Jennie (Kopitsh) Witzenberger.

    He graduated from Farmington High School on Long Island, N.Y., in 1936.

    He worked in meteorological repairs as part of the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II.

    He married Dorothy Walker on Jan. 25, 1942, in Farmingdale, N.Y.

    He worked for Sperry Gyroscope in Little Neck, N.Y., and for Henry J. Green in West Berry, N.Y. They moved to Vermont in 1987.

    He was a member of the Phoenix Orion Masonic Lodge 205 and the Montpelier Methodist Church.

    Survivors include his wife, of Montpelier; a son, Thomas, of Boca Raton, Fla.; three granddaughters; and a great-granddaughter.

    A graveside service will be held in the Riverside Cemetery in Woodstock at a later date.

    Memorial contributions may be made to a local hospice.

    Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock.

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