Norman J. CoteMarch 2, 1933 ~ September 11, 2017 (age 84)
Norman J. Cote, 84, died peacefully on Monday, September 11, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in St. Cyrille, Quebec, Canada to the late Louis and Rita (LeBlanc) Cote, he served proudly in the US Army during the Korean War. A faithful communicant of St. Cecilia’s Church, Norman was a successful general contractor for many years. An avid Red Sox fan, he loved jigsaw puzzles, golfing, hunting and meeting friends for coffee. His warm, personal and caring nature touched many lives. He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife Antonia M. (Martins) Cote, three children; Christine Mariani and her partner John of Palmer, Gayle Dragicevich and her husband John of Charlton and Anthony J. Costa and his wife Rhonda of Palmer, brothers George Cote of Mesa, AZ and Adrien Cote of Davie, FL, sister Cecile Locke of Pompano Beach, FL, four grandchildren; Heather and her husband Mark, Rebecca, Brandyn and Evan and great granddaughter Emma Kate. Family and friends may meet for Norman’s Funeral Mass on Saturday, Sept. 16th at 11:00am at St. Cecilia’s Church, 42 Main St., Wilbraham. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.