Edward Anthony Zawistowski

Born: Sun., Aug. 3, 1930
Died: Thu., Jun. 8, 2017

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Mon., Jun. 12, 2017

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Edward Anthony Zawistowski, age 86, passed away on Thursday, June 08, 2017, surrounded by his family, at his home in Weybridge.


Ed was born in West Rutland, on August 3, 1930. He was the son of Anthony and Stephania (Kurant) Zawistowski. He was a graduate of West Rutland High School and of Michigan College of Pharmacy in Ann Arbor, MI. He served in the United States Army from 1952 until his honorable discharge in 1955. He had worked as a Pharmacist in Rutland before moving to Middlebury. In 1962 he began a position in Pharmacy with Vermont Drug, Inc. He was a past president of the State of Vermont Board of Pharmacy appointed by then Governor Deane Davis. In 1981 he was named by the Vermont Pharmaceutical Association as the recipient of the A.H. Robins Bowl of Hygeia Award. He was then the owner of Vermont Drug, Inc. Rexall Drug Store in Middlebury. He was a member of Middlebury Down Town Business Association. He was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Middlebury, where he taught religious education classes. He had served on St. Mary’s Parish Council and Stewardship Committee. He was a life member and Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus in Middlebury. He had served as a professional advisor to the board of Addison County Home Health & Hospice. He retired at the age of 78 after working as a Pharmacist for 56 years.


Surviving is his wife; Joyce F. Zawistowski of Weybridge; whom he married June 3, 1967; a son; Mark Zawistowski & his wife Heather of Middlebury, a sister-in-law; Mary Zawistowski of Newburgh, NY, brother-in-law; Lawrence Condon & his wife Cindy of Schenectady, NY, A brother-in-law; Gerald Condon of Voorheesville, NY, and a brother-in-law; Victor Quesnel of Whiting. Several nieces, nephews & cousins also survive him. He was predeceased by a brother Leo Zawistowski, a brother-in-law Stephen Condon, Jr, a brother-in-law; Michael Condon and a sister-in-law; Alice Quesnel.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 10 AM, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Middlebury. The Rev. William Beaudin, pastor will be the celebrant. The graveside committal service and burial; with military honors; will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.


There are no public calling hours.


Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in his memory to; Addison County Home Health & Hospice, P.O. Box 754, Middlebury, VT 05753 or to St. Mary’s Church for the choir, c/o Kevin Parizo, 326 College Street, Middlebury, VT 05753.


Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.

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Lynne Paquette
   Posted Sun June 11, 2017
So sorry for your loss; I always remember Ed in the drugstore as a jovial and friendly man. You can all be proud of his accomplishments in life. My thoughts are with you.

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