Lydia Mae “Tootie” Nowatski Troy, 94, formerly of Rockville, died Dec. 20, 2012, at Solomons Nursing Center in Solomons.
Born in Keyser, W.Va., she was married to Frank Troy Jr.
Her husband started the Rockville Municipal Band, and they owned and operated their own music studio. She appeared in commercials and movies, including the original “Hairspray” film.
She is survived by six children, 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
A mass will take place at 9 a.m. March 21 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Rockville.
Memorial contributions can be made to Queens Meadow Point Cemetery, P.O. Box 476, Keyser, WV, 26726.