Patrick Cote

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Patrick R. Cote, 82
SANFORD - Patrick R. Cote, 82, of Sanford, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.
Patrick was born on March 17, 1935, to Amedee and Alma (Garneau) Cote in Sanford where he grew up and attended local schools, graduating from St. Ignatius High School in 1953. He was employed for many years at WASCO Products in Sanford as a supervisor before retiring in 1992. He also owned and managed many rental properties in Sanford and served for many years as a volunteer fire fighter for the Sanford Call Fire Department.
Patrick enjoyed golfing and taking joyrides in his antique cars with his family. As a devout Catholic he was a communicant of St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish and a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Patrick was ready to help anybody in need and always put the needs of others before his own. He will be remembered as a gentle and loving man who was devoted to his family and will be dearly missed.
Patrick was predeceased by three siblings, Albert Cote, Paul Cote and Yvette Cloutier.
Surviving are his wife of nearly 63 years, Beatrice (Dubois) Cote of Sanford; his daughter, Diane Cote and her daughter Chantel Cote of Sanford; his daughter, Sandra Legere and her husband Michael and their four children, Ryan, Allison, Evan and Lauren Legere and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 11, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Lafrance-Lambert & Black Funeral Home located at 29 Winter Street in Sanford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 12, at St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish, Holy Family Church located on North Avenue in Sanford with Patrick's nephew, Bishop Michael Cote officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of Black Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Sanford-Springvale. To leave a message of condolence for the family please visit

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Lafrance-Lambert & Black Funeral Home
29 Winter St
Sanford, ME 04073
(207) 324-3090
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Mar. 9, 2018
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