Thelma Cote – Burrillville

Thelma Cote – Burrillville

Thelma Cote (Tait) of Harrisville, R.I., formerly a longtime resident of Lincoln, R.I., died peacefully surrounded by her children on April 1, 2019.

Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of John and Janet (Robertson)Tait. She is predeceased by her husband Norman, her loving spouse for 59 years.

She is survived by her children Deborah, of Harrisville, R.I., with whom she lived; Laura and her husband, Dennis Fitzgerald, of Framingham, Mass.; David Cote of Southborough, Mass., and Jonathan Cote and his wife, Mary Jane, of Lincoln. She was the loving grandmother of eight grandchildren, Nicholas and Benjamin Brooks, Jaime and Kyle Ganson, Alanna, Tyler, Julianne and Samuel Cote.

Thelma loved to spend time gardening, reading and enjoying the birds and animals in her yard. She was a warm and devoted mother and grandmother and was eagerly awaiting the birth of two great-grandchildren this summer. Her family was the center of her life and they will miss her dearly. Services will be private.