1933 – 2019
Putnam – Norman D. Cote, Sr., 86, of Putnam Pike, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019 at Brookside Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Webster, MA. He was the loving husband of Janet (Gould) Cote. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Hector and Rossetta (Delodge) Cote.
Mr. Cote was a painting contractor. He enjoyed bowling, playing pool, mountain biking, nature and loved to workout at the Iron Works Gym. He was known to be a people person, always wanting to make them feel good. He didn’t like seeing people in pain and would often put his hands on them and pray for them. He would commonly go out of his way to help a stranger. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. There wasn’t anything he wouldn’t do for his wife and children. He was a very giving gentle and kindhearted man who loved life. He enjoyed listening to Elvis Presley music. After a hard day’s work, they would go places and visit people. Dad loved seeing the world with his wife.
In addition to his wife Janet, Norman is survived by his sons, Norman Cote, Jr. of Putnam, David Cote and his wife Lori of E. Killingly, Roger Cote of Putnam, and Raymond Cote and his wife Chari of East Killingly; his daughter, Susan Cote of Dayville; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services have been omitted and arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.