RACINE, Wis. - Judith Ann (Heather) Ayotte passed away on March 31, 2014.
She was born April 9, 1938, in Racine. After raising their three children in Racine and Ewen, Judy and her husband James (Jim) moved from Iron Mountain to Sun City Center, Fla., in 2002.
She enjoyed crafting, gardening and bird watching. She adored spending time playing cards with her friends. Judy doted on her pet cat, Sneaks. She spent many hours volunteering for her local community, most recently at the Sun City Center Emergency Squad.
Judy was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, James; her parents, Andrew and Margaret Heather; and brother, Lauren.
Judy is survived by her sister, Ruth (Tony) of Racine; brother, James of Scottsdale, Ariz.; daughter, Tracy (Greg) of Ocoee, Fla.; sons, James (Tammy) of Belleair Bluffs, Fla., Benjamin (Laura) of Colorado Springs, Colo.; seven grandsons, Jacob (Amy), Christopher (Kari), Jed (Brittany), Blaine, Carter, Griffin and Hayden; three great-granddaughters, Quinn, Kinley and Tinsley; and two great-grandsons, Nicholas and Kyle. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.
A private family memorial is planned.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Sun City Center Emergency Squad, 720 Ray Watson Dr, Sun City Center, FL 33573.