OBITUARY

Therese M. Cote

January 6, 1930December 1, 2018
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LEWISTON – Therese Muriell Cote (Duchette), 88, died on Dec. 1, 2018, in Lewiston. She passed gracefully with her loving family at her side after a prolonged illness.

Therese was born in Lewiston, on Jan. 6, 1930, and raised as a devout Catholic. She enjoyed reading, sewing, gardening, and playing with her cat. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family every chance she could whether it was camping, shopping, or just going for a ride and visiting friends.

Her strong will and determination were shown through her years of dedication to both Bates Mill, and Knapp shoe. This includes wille many years after her husband, William Emile Cote passed away in June of 1975. Her love to her husband proved eternal, with her finger adorned by their wedding ring to this day.

Therese was also predeceased by her beloved son, Robert R. Cote (whose picture she sang to every night); parents, Marianna (Leclair) Duchette and Ludger Duchette; as well as her sisters, Shirley Mailloux, Rita Lavoi, Lucienne Charbonneau, Germaine Cloutier, Corona Lamontagne, Elsie Morin, Marie Rose Houle, Olivette Nadeau, Alfreda Morency, Jeanette Fontaine; and her brother, Ronaldo Duchette. She is survived by her sister, Irene Boilard; her daughter, Janice White; grandchildren, Becky Mills and Larry White. Becky and Larry also blessed their memere with four great-grandchildren, Leah Pottle, Tyler Mills, Amber White, and Riley Mills. Baby Pottle, due in March, would have been her great-great-grandchild.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at The Fortin Group, 70 Horton St. Lewiston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul upper church. A committal service will follow at St. Peters Cemetery Lewiston.

Services

  • Visiting Hours Thursday, December 6, 2018
  • A Mass of Christian Burial The Basilca of St. Peter & Paul Upper Church Friday, December 7, 2018
REMEMBERING

Therese M. Cote

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Linda Desjardins

December 5, 2018

Janice, Becky, Larry & family. I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother, Memere, Great Memere. Although I didn't know her, I know you all so well, I feel the loss with you... Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Sending love & hugs to you all...
Linda

Richard and Beverly York

December 4, 2018

Please accept our deepest sympathy, Janice and family, for the loss of your mother and loved one! Therese was a very caring woman with deep rooted family and religious ties! Family love to all! RIP Therese! <3

Jane Boilard

December 4, 2018

Matante, Thank you for all the cherished memories, our long talks, sampling of new recipes and the loving caring advice we shared. I will love you eternally in heaven.Love always Janie

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