William J. Woitowicz

Age: 23
Branch: U.S. Marine Corps
Rank: Sergeant
Unit: 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment
Station: Camp Pendleton, CA

Killed in Action: June 7, 2011
Location: Badghis Province, Afghanistan
Campaign: Operation Enduring Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Silver Star, Purple Heart, National Defense, Afghanistan Campaign, Global War on Terror

Hometown: Groton, MA
Family: Besides his loving parents Kevin and Mary Woitowicz, he is survived by his brother, Christopher Woitowicz; his sister, Amanda Woitowicz; grandparents, Albert and Carol Labelle; great aunts, Sophie Brule, Gabrielle Haley, Josephine Stevens; great uncle, Warren Stevens; aunts and uncles, David and Jane Woitowicz, Anne Marie and Frank Polak, Anne Marie and James Boyle, MaryEllen Labelle and Larry Osmer, Albert Labelle, Jr. and Morena Michelangelo, Willliam Labelle; cousins, Allan and Lauren Woitowicz, Nicholas and Matthew Polak, Joseph, MaryClaire, Rosemary, John, Brian, Anna, Elizabeth, Cecelia and Grace Boyle, James, Kevin, and Steven Mullen, Melanie Michelangelo and Catherine Labelle-Michelangelo, Danielle Labelle; extended family, Joe and Karen Moore and Matt, Mike, Jenny and Drew Moore. He was pre-deceased by grandparents, Jeannette and Florian Woitowicz, and Great Uncle, Aleck Woitowicz. He is also survived by his family of fellow marines.