1936 – 2022
Woodstock – Cecile Y. Cote, 85, formerly of Dukeland Dr., died Sunday, July 24, 2022, at the Pierce Memorial Baptist Home. Former wife of the late Russell Cote. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Ann (Landry) Lagrandeur.
Cecile was a loving, dedicated mother, and friend with a fun sense of humor. She enjoyed her home in Woodstock for 50 years and cherished her time at home with her Pomeranians later in life. Cecile played the piano by “heart” and enjoyed ballroom dancing, traveling, music, gardening, long drives, and dining out.
Cecile worked at LaPointe Jewelers in Putnam for many years in jewelry and sales. Later in her life she worked in a secretarial position at Matulaitis Nursing Home and Holy Spirit in Putnam.
Cecile is survived by her children, Kathleen LaFlamme and her husband Kurt of Danielson and Russell Cote and his wife Dana of Newburg, IN, and her grandchildren, Sara, Olivia, Connor and his wife Shauna, and Spencer. She was predeceased by her sister, Lorraine Moulton and her special friend Ron DenBoggende.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam, CT. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.