Lisa Loring as Wednesday
Lisa Loring as Wednesday in 1964. Image from ABC publicity photo via Wikimedia Commons

Funeral services were pending Monday for actress Lisa Loring, who played Wednesday on “The Addams Family” television series from 1964 to 1966 and died of a stroke at age 64.

Her daughter Vanessa Foumberg confirmed to Variety Loring died on Saturday.

“She went peacefully with both her daughters holding her hands,” Foumberg told Variety.

Friends posted on social media about Loring’s death.

Laurie Jacobson posted on Facebook that Loring “is in our hearts always as Wednesday Addams.” She wrote that Loring had suffered a massive stroke “brought on by smoking and high blood pressure.”

“Beautiful, kind, a loving mother, Lisa’s legacy in the world of entertainment is huge,” Jacobson wrote. “And the legacy for her family and friends — a wealth of humor, affection and love will long play in our memories. RIP, Lisa.”

Butch Patrick, who played Eddie Munster on the TV show “The Munsters,” posted on Facebook, “Very sorry to hear of my friend Lisa Loring’s passing. We were very close and worked together often. I know she was very weak. I was in her company just a few weeks ago. Godspeed my friend.”

Loring appeared on the soap opera “As The World Turns” and on Phyllis Diller’s sitcom “The Pruitts of Southampton,” but she is best known for her childhood role as Wednesday Addams — a character that has enjoyed a resurgence in recent months with the success of the Netflix series “Wednesday,” featuring Jenna Ortega in the title role.

Loring started modeling when she was 3 years old and was cast in an episode of “Dr. Kildare.”

She made appearances on “The Girl from U.N.C.L.E,” “Fantasy Island” and “Barnaby Jones.” She played Cricket Montgomery in a recurring role on “As The World Turns” from 1980 to 1983.

She is survived by her daughters, Marianne and Vanessa.

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