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Claude L Cote

Date of Death: December 4, 2010

Date of Birth: January 30, 1946


LEWISTON-Claude Lionel Cote, 64, of Lewiston, Maine, passed away on December 4th, 2010 at Bolster Heights in Auburn, Me.

Claude was born on January 30th, 1946 to Lionel and Ruth (Cram) Cote in Lewiston, ME.

In his younger years, he worked in several local shoeshops, and later went on to own and operate Cote’s Auto Sales in Turner, ME. In his later years, he was a dedicated carrier for the Lewiston Sun Journal.

Claude was a member of the Turner Ridge Riders snowmobile club, and the NRA. He enjoyed fishing, camping, country music and attending bluegrass festivals.

He was predeceased by both of his parents.

He is survived by two sons, Bill Cote and his wife Laurie of Leeds, and David Cote and his fiancé Shana Cloutier of Leeds; two daughters, Lisa Sturgis and her husband Mark of Windsor , and Cyndi Lee Matthews of Longview, TX; seven grandchildren, Jason and Haley Cote of Leeds, Matt and Meagan Sturgis of Windsor, Paige and Brent Grant of Leeds, and Morgan Cox of Longview, TX.; One great-grandson, Brody Matthew Cox of Longview, TX. Claude also leaves behind one sister Claudette Berube and her husband Marcel of Lakeland FL, and several nieces, nephews and their children; and one aunt, Louise Sanders and her Husband Bill of Leeds, ME.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Guy and Deanna of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice for treating Claude with the utmost dignity and respect.



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