Theresa Cote

June 12, 1927 ~ February 18, 2020 (age 92)


Theresa Cote, 92, of Biddeford, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Southridge Living and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born, June 12, 1927 in Biddeford to Henry and Florida (Poulin) Cantara and was educated locally.


Theresa was an avid Bingo player.  She loved to play cards with her family.  Her greatest pleasure was cooking and caring for her large family.


She is predeceased by:

          Her loving husband Laurier Cote Sr. on January 15, 2010,

          3 sons:         Joseph on April 18, 1951

                              Gerald on January 24, 2014

                              Laurier, “Larry” Jr. on August 4, 2011

          2 daughters: Claudette Cloutier on December 2, 2018

                              Rachel Cote on May 27, 2014

          3 sisters:       Germaine Pepin, Irene Cantara, and Jeannette Bourque,

          4 brothers:   Conrad, Raymond, Theodore and Robert


Theresa is survived by one son, Lucien Cote and his wife Grace of Ohio

Three daughters:    Diane Wong and husband George and Diana Kane of Biddeford

                              Theresa Waterhouse and husband Louis of Dayton

Daughter-in-law, Carol Cote of Biddeford

Sister, Doris Couture and husband Adrien of Biddeford

Several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


Her daughters Diane and Theresa would like to thank the staff members at Southridge Living Center and Compassus Hospice for all the loving care they provided to their mother.  Theresa, or as they liked to call her, “Antique, Beautiful, Mem, or Sassy” was always loved and cared for by each and every staff member.


There will be no visiting hours.   Burial and graveside service will be in

St. Joseph Cemetery, Biddeford at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 21st.  Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel  480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit

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