Michael Cota

Michael Kevin Cota

1957-2012 ADAMS Michael Kevin Cota, 55, of 26 West Road, Adams, died Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at Berkshire Medical Center.

Born in Chelsea, on June 30, 1957, a son of Richard D. and Karen M. McKnight Cota, he was educated in North Adams schools and was a 1975 graduate of Charles McCann Technical High School.

He served in the United States Navy for four years.

Mr. Cota was most recently employed as a technician for Cavallero Plastics in Pittsfield. Prior to that, he had worked for Sony Corporation in California for 20 years.

He had been a member of the American Legion in Williamstown.

He enjoyed fishing and hockey.

Besides his parents of North Adams, Mr. Cota leaves a son, Kevin M. Cota, of Adams; two daughters, Chelsea P. Cota of Nashua, N.H., and Kaci L. Meczywor and her husband, Adam, of Adams; two brothers, Matthew Cota and his wife, Terri, of Adams, and Timothy Cota and his companion, Jodi Reeves, of Stamford, Vt.; as well as two nephews, Sean Cota and Bryan Cota; and his former wife, Debi Cota of Albany, N.Y.

FUNERAL NOTICE: There are no services or calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mr. Cota may be made to the Peter Foote Memorial Rink in care of DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.

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This obituary was originally published in the North Adams Transcript.

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Published online on Oct. 22, 2012 courtesy of North Adams Transcript.