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Louis G. Wottle
Louis G. Wottle

June 21, 1965 - November 28, 2018
Born in Newton, New Jersey
Resided in Newton, New Jersey


Louis G. Wottle, 53, of Newton, died Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at home.

Born in Newton, Louis was a lifelong resident of Newton. He was a graduate of Sussex County Vo-Tech School and worked in Hackettstown. He proudly served in the United States Army veteran during peacetime. An exempt member of the Newton Fire Department, Louis was also a member and past president of the Newton Fire Department Exempt Association.

The son of the late George P. and Janet M. (nee Vealey) Wottle, Louis was also predeceased by his wife, Katherine “Kathy” J. Crawn Wottle, on February 20, 2018. Louis is survived by three brothers, Jamie Wottle and wife, Kim, of Ogdensburg, Jody Wottle of New Hampshire, and Brian Wottle and wife, Vickie, of Ohio; one sister, Ann Vanscoy and husband, John, of Ohio; three nephews, Dennis, Jeffrey and wife, Whitney, and Jonathan Wottle, all of Ogdensburg; four great-nieces, Kaylee, Bailey, Mackenzie and Teighan Wottle; and one great-nephew, Aiden Wottle.

Memorial visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton.

Memorial donations may be made to the New Jersey Firemen’s Home, 565 Lathrop Avenue, Boonton, NJ 07005. Online condolences may be offered at

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Memorial Visitation
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Sunday, December 2, 2018
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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