Welcome to the memorial page for

Susan C. Cote

August 20, 1948 ~ April 15, 2017 (age 68)

Susan C. Cote, 68, of Biddeford, died Saturday. April 15, 2017 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.   She was born August 20, 1948 in Biddeford, a daughter of Simeon J. and Muriel (Roy) Fontaine. She was educated locally at Notre Dame School and was a graduate of St. Andre’s High School. 


On June, 20, 1970, she married Raymond N. Cote at Notre Dame de Lourdes Church in Saco.


Mrs. Cote had been employed at Ray’s Market as a young woman.  She worked with Shape Inc. for 20 years and for a few years at the Journal Tribune in the Circulation Department.  She had most recently returned to work at Ray’s Market and retired from there in July of 2016 due to illness.


Susan enjoyed reading, camping, spending time with her grandchildren and watching the Red Sox.  In her later years, she had also acquired an interest in playing the slot machines and enjoyed frequent trips to the Foxwood and Oxford Casinos. 


Preceding her in death was her mother, Muriel Fontaine in 2010.


Surviving are:

Her husband of 46 years, Raymond N. Cote of Biddeford

2 sons:         Kevin Cote and his wife Nikki of Saco

                    Brian E. Cote and his wife Nicole of Biddeford

1 daughter:   Amy Stephens and he husband Craig of Saco

her father of Saco

1 sister:        Janice Coulthard and her husband Charles of Old Orchard Beach

1 brother:     Steven Fontaine of Saco

6 grandchildren: Ethan and Brendan Stephens, Brady, Lucas, Austin, and Lindsey Cote


Visiting Hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19 2017 at Hope Memorial Chapel 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.   A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday at St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Biddeford.   Susan’s family wished to thank the staffs of Maine Center for Cancer Medicine in Scarborough and the Gibson Pavilion at Maine Medical Center for the kindness and care given to Susan over the last several months.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Susan’s name may be made to:  Climb for Cancer Care  To share condolences online, please visit


Charitable donations may be made to:

Climb for Cancer Care
(see web address below), AB

 Service Information

April 19, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hope Memorial Chapel
480 Elm Street
Biddeford, ME 04005

Mass of Christian Burial
April 20, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
178 Elm St.
Biddeford, ME 04005

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