Paul W. Cote

December 27, 2023

Paul W. Cote Obituary

In Taunton, December 27, 2023 Paul W. Cote husband of the late Dolores M. (Delano) Cote died peacefully at Morton Hospital with his family by his side at the age of 89. Born in Raynham, Paul was the son of the late Wilfred and Edna (Gauvin) Cote. He attended Taunton schools and trade schools attaining his engineer’s license to operate boilers. Paul worked at the Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant for 32 years retiring in 1990. Paul was a dedicated husband and father who loved his wife and family dearly. Paul also enjoyed traveling for many years in his retirement. He was a member of St. Andrew the Apostle Church, St. Vincent DePaul and the Elks Club. Paul is the father of  Paula Petrarca and her husband David of Cranston, RI, Michael Cote and his wife Anna of Marshfield, Linda Lyle and her husband Stephen of Avon, CT, Philip Cote and his wife Veronica of Marston Mills and Steven Cote and his wife Kathy of Harwich. Grandfather of eleven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He also leaves two sisters Lorraine Williams and Yvonne Bird and is pre-deceased by brothers Laurance, Richard (Norbert), Jean, Gerald and Ernest and sisters Anita Chickering, Claire Bleau and Florence Giovanelli. Calling hours will be at the O’Keefe-Wade Funeral Home, 70 Washington Street in Taunton on Wednesday January 3rd from 5-7 PM. A mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Andrew the Apostle Church in Taunton on Thursday January 4th at 10:00 AM. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery in Taunton. In lieu of flowers donations in Paul’s name may be made to St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 19 Kilmer Ave, Taunton, MA 02780.

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January 3, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
O'Keefe-Wade Funeral Home
70 Washington Street
Taunton, MA 02780

Mass of Christian Burial
January 4, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Andrew the Apostle Church (Taunton)

January 4, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery, Taunton


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