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Colette M. Cotter

AGE: 89 • Oxford

1927 - 2017

Colette M. Cotter, 89, of Oxford, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Ware Presbyterian Village, Oxford. She was the wife of Joseph Norman Cotter with whom she shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Paris, France, she was the daughter of the late Henri and Marcelle Mermilliod Legendre.

Colette was formerly employed as the Executive Assistant to Henry VI, heir apparent to the throne of France. Colette taught at Tower Hill School, Wilmington, DE for 25 years. In 1987, she received Teacher of the Year Award from the State of Delaware. She was recognized as the Delaware Foreign Language Teacher of the year in 1988 and honored by the National Association for Teachers of French. Over the years she gave so much time and hard work to Social Service Club activities.

She is survived by her husband; one son, Christopher Cotter and his wife, Victoria Martinez of Houston, TX; one grandchild, Brendan Cotter of Hockessin, DE; and one brother, Jacques Legendre of Lemans, FR. She was preceded in death by a sister, Janine

A memorial service will be held 11 am, Saturday, April 15, at the Vista Ridge Auditorium at Ware Presbyterian Village, 7 Locust St., Oxford, where friends may visit from 10-11 am.

Interment will be private.

Arrangements by the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Oxford, PA

On-line condolences may be made at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.
Published in The News Journal on Apr. 6, 2017
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