Jacqueline M. Witwicki, 83 of Bowdoin, Maine passed away peacefully Nov. 11, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.
Jacqueline was born in Farmington, Maine on March 24, 1936, a daughter of Wilson and Arlene (Blanchard) Litchfield where she attended elementary school. She graduated from Wells High School and spent a lot of time at Laudholm Farm in Wells during her younger years. She later graduated from Lowell General Hospital School of Nursing as a registered nurse. She had worked as a nurse at the North Shore in Massachusetts and at the former Danvers State Hospital.
She married David J. Witwicki on Oct. 14, 1958. They lived in Maine for over 33 years where she and David owned and operated Boothbay Rest Home for over 20 years.
Mrs. Witwicki enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, and was a great cook and homemaker. She also enjoyed traveling and doing the necessary duties required for upkeep of her home and facility.
Besides her parents, Jacqueline was predeceased by two sisters, Beverly Kapsa and Pamela Burnor; and a brother, Dwayne Litchfield.
She leaves behind her husband of 61 years, David J. Witwicki, Sr. of Bowdoin; four sons, David J. “Chuck” Witwicki and his wife Terri of Danvers, Massachusetts, Peter Witwicki of Boothbay, Stephen Witwicki of East Boothbay, and Judd “Chip” Witwicki and his wife Heather of Bowdoin; a daughter, Donna Mambuca and husband Steve of Manchester, New Hampshire; four sisters, Shirley Gould of Pearmont, New Hampshire, Patricia Ball of Loudon, New Hampshire, Sandra Morgan of Warren, Connecticut, and Debra Gagnon of Kennebunk, Maine; 15 grandchildren; one great-grandchild and two great-grandchildren on the way. She will be dearly missed by her beloved dog, “Sam.”
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal Street, Brunswick.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting www.brackettfh.com