GARDNER - Lucille A. (Lovett) Butkiewicz, 94, of Gardner, died peacefully Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 in Life Care Center, Leominster, with her family at her side.
She was born in Greenfield, MA on July 18, 1923, daughter of the late Earl and Nellie (O'Brien) Lovett and had lived in Gardner for many years.
Lucille was a graduate of Greenfield High School. She had worked many years ago as a receptionist at a local Greenfield establishment and then as a sales clerk at Giant of Gardner. She was an avid reader, cat lover and loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. Lucille was a member of Holy Rosary Church of Gardner.
She was the wife of the late Felix Butkiewicz. She leaves a son Paul D. Butkiewicz and his companion Carol Oakes of St. Augustine, FL.; grandchildren Deanie Harris(Tory) formerly of Winchendon, Tracey Kraskouskas (Michael) of Marlborough, NH, Warren A. Harris IV(Jamie) of Latham. NY, Christopher Butkiewicz (Laura), Hawklin Butkiewicz (Ariana), of Palm Coast, FL. Felicia Butkiewicz (Judy) of Cape Coral, Fl, Paul F. Butkiewicz of St. Augustine, FL; and 16 great grandchildren & 4 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by daughters, Beverly Rose Harris and Gloria Jean Butkiewicz, a son Sgt. Thomas E. Butkiewicz; a sister June Wend and two brothers, Dennis and Edwin O'Brien.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 10 A.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. The Rev. Francis A. Roberge will officiate.
A calling hour in the funeral home will be held Thursday from 9 to 10 A.M. preceding the funeral.
Burial will be held in St. Stanislaus Church Cemetery in Deerfield, MA in the spring.
Memorial donations may be made to Island Cat Feral Rescue Inc., PO Box 860321, St. Augustine, FL 32086. To make an online donation go to www.ferals.info