April 9, 1920 – October 7, 2013
Obituaries » JEAN H. SPASYK
SPASYK, JEAN HALL, 93, of Montpelier, died October 7, at the Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin. Her family had been at her bedside. Born April 9, 1920, in Rochester, N.Y., she was the daughter of Raymond A. and Anna (French) Hall. She was a graduate of the University of Vermont in 1942 with a bachelor’s degree in music. On Feb. 22, 1943, she married Army Lt. John J. Spasyk in Burlington. Most of their married life had been spent in Stowe, Essex Junction and Cabot, where John retired as principal of the Cabot elementary and high schools. He died Aug. 19, 1982. Jean had been a second-grade schoolteacher for many years in Marshfield and Cabot. Survivors include her daughter, Marko Russell, of Montpelier, and son Michael Spasyk and wife, Joan, of Williston, as well as six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Also surviving is her sister, Nancy Baldwin, of Rochester, N.Y.; her brother, R. Avery Hall, of Burlington; and nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and her husband, John, she was predeceased by her son Peter Spasyk.