Louis 'Louie' H. Vigliotti Jr.
Lived in Shirley and Acton, Air Force Vet; 63
STOW -- Louis "Louie" H. Vigliotti Jr., of Stow, died Wednesday, October 16, 2013 unexpectedly in his home at the age of 63.
Louie was born on July 16, 1950 in Concord, Massachusetts to the late Louis (Sr.) and Edithe (Hughes) Vigliotti. He grew up in Acton, Massachusetts and graduated from Acton-Boxborough High School in 1969.
After graduating high school, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served for four years during the Vietnam War. Louie met and married his former wife, Grace, during his service in the Air Force
Soon thereafter, Louie left the military to raise a family and take over the family business, Middlesex Water Service in Acton, Massachusetts.
Louie and Grace raised five children in Shirley, Massachusetts, where Louie was active in his community. Louie loved his children very much and enjoyed coaching his children's sports teams. He also donated his time to help maintain Shirley's public swimming pool and other town recreational facilities.
Up until the day of his passing, Louie continued to run the family business, recently with the help of his son, Russell, who plans to continue the business. Louie enjoyed spending time outdoors, gardening, biking, and kayaking.
He is survived by his loving partner, Teri Quirk, with whom he spent the last several years; as well as his five children, Valerie, Jeffrey, Russell, Richard and Vanessa; his siblings, Edward and Barbara; and two grandchildren.
VIGLIOTTI -- In accordance with Louie's wishes, no formal service is being held. An informal gathering in celebration of Louie's life will be held at Tailgaters Grill in Acton, MA on November 11, 2013 from noon to 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent in memory of Louie Vigliotti to The Sunshine Kids Foundation, 2814 Virginia St., Houston, TX 77098. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 2005, Acton, MA 01720.
Published in Nashoba Publishing on Oct. 25, 2013