MANCHESTER - Robert "Bob" Cote, of Manchester, passed on Dec. 18, 2012, with his family by his side.
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Mr. Cote was born in Canada, a son of Eugene and Delima (Gouin) Cote, and had been a Manchester resident for most of his life.
Mr. Cote was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in the Battle of The Bulge. He was a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal.
Prior to retirement, Mr. Cote was proprietor of Bob Cote's Service Station in Manchester for 40 years.
He very much enjoyed bowling and snow skiing and was an avid ice hockey fan.
Family includes his wife, Theresa (Jolin) Cote; one son, David A. Cote and his wife, Lynn; one daughter, Janice T. Isabelle and her husband, Tony; seven grandchildren, Stephanie Isabelle, Michael Isabelle, Bethany Cote, Cortney Cote, Nathan Cote, Elizabeth Nistico and Stephanie Nistico; five great-grandchildren, Lilianna, Dylan, Klava, Rowan and Samuel; one sister, Sr. Jeanne Cote; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
SERVICES: Calling hours will be Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. at Cate & Johnson Funeral Home, 573 Pine St., corner of Harrison Street in Manchester.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at St. Catherine Church in Manchester. Burial will take place at New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.
Memorial contributions may be sent to a veterans organization of one's choice.
Published in Union Leader on Dec. 21, 2012