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Vivian Ericksen Vanderstar
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1918
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 2001
Ocean County
New Jersey, USA

Vivian Vanderstar, 82, of Jackson Township, New Jersey, a native Staten Islander and a retired Procter & Gamble employee, died Tuesday at Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood, New Jersey after a long battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Born Vivian Ericksen in Tottenville, she moved to West Brighton in 1942 and lived there until settling in Jackson Township in 1995.

Mrs. Vanderstar was a loyal employee of the former Procter & Gamble factory in Port Ivory for thirty-two years.

"Her true gift in life was her compassion," said her son-in-law, Joseph Colon. "She was a friendly and giving person who treated everyone with compassion and friendliness."

Mrs. Vanderstar's husband of fifty-six years, Harry, died in 1998.

Surviving are her daughter, Carol Colon; three sisters, Virginia Carlson, Dorothy Seiler, and Marie Kruckeberg; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be a memorial service held on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. in the George S. Hassler Funeral Home, Jackson Township, which is handling the arrangements, which included cremation.
Published in the Staten Island Advance on January 11, 2001. 
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Oct 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60551664

- Ryan D. Curtis
 Added: Oct. 24, 2010

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