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Robert A Gensburg

September 3, 1939 ~ November 9, 2017 (age 78)

            Lyndon, VT: Robert A. Gensburg, age 78, of Hunter Farm Road, died at his home on Thursday, November 9, 2017.

Robert was born in Watertown, NY, on September 3, 1939, son of the late Albert and Anne (Cheris) Gensburg.  He married Leslie Shafner on September 2, 1962, and shared over 55 years together.  He was a well-known, highly respected and very proficient lawyer, and he truly loved his work. 

He is survived by his wife, Leslie, his son, William I. Gensburg and his wife, Robin D., and grandchildren Stephanie and Matthew of Larchmont, NY; his sister, Lenore Gensburg and her husband, Jim Monsonis, of Chatham, NY.  He was predeceased by his parents and his sister and brother-in-law: Maxine and Arthur Karpf.

There will be no services at this time and there will be no calling hours.

 Memorial donations may be made to either: ACLU-VT, 137 Elm, Montpelier, VT 05602, The Center for Constitutional Rights, 666 Broadway, NY, NY 10012, or to the Northeast Classical Series, PO Box 4014, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819.

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Charitable donations may be made to:

137 Elm St, Montpelier VT 05602

The Center for Constitutional Rights
666 Broadway, New York NY 10012

Northeastern Classical Series
PO Box 4041, St. Johnsbury VT 05819

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