H. Paul Cote

H. Paul Cote
Formerly of Chelmsford, WWll Vet; 88

CHELMSFORD -- H. Paul Cote, age 88, formerly of Chelmsford and Springhill, FL, died, peacefully, at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Monday, April 14, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.

He was the beloved husband of Vera (Roma) Cote.

Born in Turners Falls, MA, December 11, 1925, he was the son of the late Homer and Ida (LaChapelle) Cote. Paul served during WWII in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific on a PT boat. He later became a corporate accountant. He loved playing golf and was an avid Boston sports fan. His hobbies included oil painting, building model n gauge train sets and model ships. Paul's positive attitude and crystal blue eyes will be greatly missed by all.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Karen Edwards of Virginia, Susan VanArsdale of Methuen, David Cote and Doreen French of Northfield, NH, and Kimberly Cote and her husband, Richard Bland, of Norton. He also leaves his eight loving grandchildren, Courtney and Kristin VanArsdale, Michael, Kelly and Christopher Cote, and Tori, Alexandra, and Tiger Bland; and his great-grandson, Jacob.

COTE -- H. Paul Cote, age 88, formerly of Chelmsford and Springhill, FL, died Monday, April 14, 2014. Beloved husband of Vera (Roma) Cote. Funeral from the Burns Funeral Home, 354 Boston Rd. (Rt. 3A), Billerica, Wednesday, April 23, at 8:00 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church, Chelmsford at 9:00 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours, Tuesday, 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Paul's name to the , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. www.burnsfuneralhomes.com

Funeral Home

Burns Funeral Home
354 Boston Road Billerica, MA 01821
(978) 663-3968

Published in Lowell Sun on Apr. 21, 2014