Mr. Lionel Arthur Ayotte Jr.

July 25, 1932March 6, 2011

On March 6, 2011, Lionel Arthur Ayotte, Jr., beloved husband of Anita J. Ayotte, passed away. Loving father of Theresa Uman and husband, Howard, Gregory Ayotte and wife, Heather, David Ayotte and wife, Lori, Anne Delomba and husband, Scott. He is also survived by his beloved grandchildren; Amelia, Talissa, Mason and Owen and his sister, Constance Giarrusso.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 from 2-4 p.m. & 6-8 p.m., WITZKE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5555 Twin Knolls Road, Columbia, MD. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, March 10th at 12 noon, St. John Catholic Church, Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, 10431 Twin Rivers Road, Columbia, Maryland. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to: ALS Association, 7507 Standish Place, Rockville, Maryland 20855.

Arrangements under the direction of Witzke Funeral Homes Inc., Columbia, MD.


  • Visitation Wednesday, March 9, 2011
  • Visitation Wednesday, March 9, 2011
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, March 10, 2011
  • Interment Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Mr. Lionel Arthur Ayotte Jr.

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Sylvia F. McAuliffe

April 4, 2011

Anita, I am so sorry to learn of the loss of your husband, Art, and Connie's brother. I lost my Ray in June of 2009 after 47 years. It is difficult but time helps healing from the loss. We have two daughters, Anne Marie, Occup. Therapist and Mary Beth, RN, and 4 wonderful grands (only one grnddtr) who is marrying an engineer in Sept. If you come to FL come and see me -- Ormond Beach. Prayers, Love, & Sympathy.

March 19, 2011

Dear Anita, Terry, Greg, David, and Anne,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. He was a wonderful man, full of laughter and love. May his memory be for a blessing to you all.

Alicia (Leonard) Brown

Anne DeLomba

March 16, 2011

March 15, 2011

Aunt Anita and deepest sympathies to all of you. My thoughts and prayers go out for you during these sorrowful times. My memories of Uncle Art are of laughs and jokes. Linda LaBrie and Jared LaBrie-Kirby (Millinocket, ME)

March 13, 2011

Just wanted to let you know how sad I am to hear of my Uncle Art death, I will always have happy memories of visits with him and his family thru the years. He was a lovely man an will be deeply missed. love you all !
-Julie Labrie

March 13, 2011

Dear Anita, John and I are thnking of you ,and send you all our love and prayers. Pat and John

March 12, 2011

Dear Aunt Anita and Family,

We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Uncle Art. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.
John,Gayle & Kristyn Labrie

Norman and Lisa Ashworth, Jr.

March 10, 2011

Dear Dave and Lori,
Both Norman and I are very sorry to hear on the passing of your Dad. We both send you our deepest sympathies and our prayers are with you.
Lisa and Norman Ashworth

Marilyn & Irv Uman

March 10, 2011

Our family joins us in expressing our sincere sympathy for the loss of our Dear Art. We will all miss him and hope there will be better days ahead for your nice family. We will keep him in our hearts forever.

amy strasnick

March 9, 2011

Dear David, Lori and family,
You are wished the gentle comfort of sweet memories.
Our sincere sympathy,
Amy and Stephen Strasnick