Lorraine R. Cote

  • Born: February 28, 1933
  • Died: December 8, 2019
  • Location: Atkinson, New Hampshire

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-6951

Tribute & Message From The Family

Lorraine R. (Proulx) Cote, 86, of Atkinson, died December 8, 2019 at her home surrounded by family and friends after a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer.
She was born at Notre Dame Hospital in Manchester on February 28, 1933 to Louis and Eva (Veilleux) Proulx. She resided in Concord during her youth until 1944 when her father died. She then moved to Manchester and attended St. Vincent –de-Paul boarding school. She then attended St. Joseph High School in Manchester where she graduated in 1951. After graduation, she did clerical work at the NH Fire Insurance Company in Manchester.
In 1953 she married Armand Cote, her high school sweetheart and relocated to New Jersey while he was stationed at Fort Monmouth. Following his tour of duty they moved to Lawrence, MA where they resided for 30 years during which time she brought up her children. While residing in Lawrence, Lorraine had worked for the Internal Revenue Service on a seasonal part-time basis. Then she and Armand moved to New Hampshire where she resided until her death.
She enjoyed the role of a loving mother, guiding her children to be responsible adults. She particularly enjoyed her grandchildren and took the opportunity to attend many of their school athletic events, especially those nearby her home. She enjoyed family gatherings and playing cards with friends and family. Also, she occasionally enjoyed sewing projects.
Family members include her husband of 66 years, Armand Cote of Atkinson; five children, Linda Cote and husband, Edward Sheridan of Belfast, ME, Susan DiVincentis of Plaistow, Richard Cote of Plantation, FL, Judith Desharnais and husband Leonard of Franklin, Steven Cote and wife, Laurine of Salem; eight grandchildren, Robert DiVincentis and wife Sarah, Jeffrey DiVincentis, Aislinn Cox and husband Ty, Lindsay Benton and husband Robert, Kelly Catale and husband Joseph, Ryan Desharnais, Amanda Cote and Zackery Cote; three great-grandchildren, Nathan, Nicholas and Julia; a sister, Germaine Comeau of Groveland, MA. She was predeceased by a son, Robert Cote in 2018.
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 in St. Anne Church, 26 Emerson Ave., Hampstead. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack St, Lawrence, MA 01843.
To leave an online message of condolence, please go to www.lambertfuneralhome.com.


Condolence & Memory Journal

My deepest sympathy to you, Armand, and your family. I always enjoyed my chats with Lorraine before 4 o'clock Mass at St. Anne's. I will miss her. Anne Jarzobski

Posted by Anne Jarzobski - Hampstead, NH - Friend   December 10, 2019


Armand we are so sorry to hear of Lorraine's passing. We enjoyed meeting the two of you years ago and being able to connect our Cote family. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Dennis & Pauline Miner

Posted by Dennis & Pauline Miner - Summerfield, FL   December 10, 2019

What a special lady. She will be dearly missed.

Posted by Mary (Feenan) Nelson - Salem, MA - Friend   December 10, 2019

To all the Cote family, I was very sorry to hear of Lorraine's sickness and death. I remember Lorraine so well from our St Augustine days on Tower Hill. I remember her strong sense of faith, commitment to family and her generosity of time to parish and school activities. Please be assured of my prayers at this time. Fr Bill

Posted by Fr. Bill Waters, OSA - Philadelphia, PA - Family Friend   December 10, 2019

Sending prayers and love to the entire Cote family. Diane (Poulin) Coniglio and family

Posted by Diane Coniglio - Bridgewater, NJ - Family Friend   December 09, 2019


Laurie, so sorry for your loss

Posted by Christopher Hanson - Dorchester, MA - Family   December 09, 2019

My deepest condolences for your loss. Even though I didn't know her, I always heard so many wonderful things about your mother Judy. We will continue to pray for you and your family and we are sending you love and wishing for peace during this hard time. Kurt & Ruth Marvin

Posted by Ruth Marvin - Franklin, NH - Friend   December 09, 2019

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