Louise J. (Butman) Wotjtkiewicz, a long time resident of Acton, passed away peacefully on July 5, 2022 at the Emerson Hospital. She was 84 years old. She was the beloved wife of Peter Wotjtkiewicz to whom she was married sixty-six years.
Louise was born in Springfield and raised in Newton, Massachusetts. She was a graduate of Newton North High School. It was there that she met her high school sweetheart and future husband Peter. They were married in 1956 and shortly thereafter, moved to Acton. The Wotjtkiewicz family owned and operated Watts TV in Acton for many years, originally opened in Exchange Hall in 1957 before moving to West Acton and finally Great Road. Louise worked for many years as a bookkeeper for the business as well as other local businesses.
Louise was very involved with the Acton Community and beyond. She was a member and past president of the Lion’s Club for over thirty years. She was instrumental with the Boy Scouts of America locally and was a recipient of the Silver Fawn Award, the highest award bestowed upon female councilors. She was also a longtime member of the Maynard V.F.W. Louise enjoyed candlepin bowling and was a member of a bowling league at the Acton Bowladrome. She enjoyed knitting and more than anything, time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Louise is lovingly survived by her husband, Peter Wotjtkiewicz and their daughter Geralynn Roche. She was the loving Grammy of Peter, Brandon, Beth, Samantha, Bradley and Melissa and “Babci” to Jacob, Madelyn, Madison and Ryleigh. She also leaves her brother, Frank “Skip” Butman. She was predeceased by her son Lenny Wotjtkiewicz.
All are invited to visiting hours on Sunday, July 10th from 1:00-4:00PM in the Acton Funeral Home 470 Massachusetts Avenue (Rte. 111) Acton. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, July 11th at 10:00AM in St. Bridget’s Church, corner or Sudbury and Percival Streets, Maynard. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery, West Acton. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Lion’s Eye Research or the American Cancer Society.
Memorial Page: www.actonfuneralhome.com