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Simone H. (Cote) Estrella

January 3, 1936 ~ February 15, 2018 (age 82)

Simone H. (Cote) Estrella, 82, of Biddeford died on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at St. Andre’s Healthcare in Biddeford. She was born on January 3, 1936 to Theode Z. and Eva (Champagne) Langevin in Biddeford. She attended Biddeford schools. On September 3, 1956 she married Leo R.J. Cote, was married for 28 years and raised four children.


She worked at Pepperell in Biddeford for over 15 years before retiring in 2001.


She enjoyed being a homemaker and being able to raise her family. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family and grandchildren. She also loved spending time at the beach, boating, camping, daily walks, playing cards, sewing and cooking. Her coffee breaks with family always meant a lot to her.


Simone is survived by:

1 daughter: Nancy S. Valliere and her husband James of Biddeford

3 sons: David L. Cote and his wife Margie of Biddeford

           John R. Cote and his wife Deborah of Dayton

           Timothy T. Cote of Florida

1 daughter-in-law: Kirsis Baez-Schlechty of Florida

1 sister: Aline Verville of Biddeford

3 sisters-in-law: Yolande Langevin of Biddeford

                           Annette Langevin of Arundel

                           Anita Langevin of Biddeford

8 grandchildren: Hannah, Heather, Lee, Jill, Patrick, Cory, Joshua and Jacob

10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews


Predeceased by:

1 daughter: Lisa Ann

4 brothers: Theode Langevin

                   Paul Langevin

                   Raymond Langevin

                   Rene Langevin

 1 sister:     Jeannette Rousseau 

 2 brothers-in-law:  Raymond Rousseau

                                Normand Verville

1 sister-in-law: Rose Langevin               



A graveside service will be held at noon on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at St. Joseph Cemetery, 120 West St., Biddeford, ME 04005. In lieu of flowers, donations in Simone’s name may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 383 US Route One #2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit


Donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Association
383 US Route 1 Suite 2c, Scarborough ME 04074

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