Rita F. (Cote) Dunn

Rita F. (Cote) Dunn
of Baldwinville, MA; 82

BALDWINVILLE -- Rita F. (Cote) Dunn 82, of Baldwinville, MA. passed away Tuesday March 4, 2014 in Wachusett Manor Nursing Home in Gardner, MA. surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on May 8, 1931 in Fitchburg, MA. the daughter of Edmund and Rose Alma (Pichette) Cote. Rita was a senior outreach counselor for sixteen years at the Templeton council on aging retiring several years ago. She also worked at her brother's restaurant, the Black Lantern in Templeton, MA. and for Wachusett Lumber. She attended and graduated from St. Bernard's Central Catholic High School Class of 1949 and attended Fitchburg State College.

She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Baldwinville.

She is survived by her children, her daughter and caregiver, Natalie Dunn of Baldwinville, MA., her two sons, Ronald Dunn of Winchendon, MA. and Christopher Dunn of Baldwinville, MA. her brother Bernard Cote of Templeton, MA. her sister-in-law, Marion Dunn of Fitchburg, MA., her grandchildren, Kayleigh Elizabeth Dunn, Shane Paul Rusin, Taylor Dunn, Kristen Dunn, Brittany Dunn, John-Louis LaRoche, and great-grandchildren, Jameson Patrick McAvoy, and Exzion James LaRoche. She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters, Maurice, Roland and Robert Cote and Dorothy Cote and Claire Johnson.

DUNN -- A funeral service will be held in the Pieta Chapel at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Fitchburg, MA. on Saturday March 15, 2014 at 10a.m. All friends and relatives are welcome to attend. Inurnment will be at a later date. There are no calling hours.

The Lavery Chartrand Alario Funeral Home, 99 Summer St., Fitchburg, MA. is directing.

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Lavery, Chartrand & Alario Funeral Home
99 Summer St. Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 342-4712

Published in Sentinel & Enterprise from Mar. 5 to Mar. 12, 2014