Laurent E. Cote, Sr.

  • Born: May 28, 1931
  • Died: March 3, 2019
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-6951

Tribute & Message From The Family

Laurent E. Cote, Sr. 87, of Manchester, NH died March 3, 2019 surrounded by his loving family after a short illness.
Born in Manchester on May 28, 1931, he was the son of Elphege and Cecile (Simoneau) Cote. He was raised in the St. Anthony Parish area of Manchester.
Laurent "Larry" served 16 years in the NH Army National Guard during the Korean Conflict era and for a time was stationed in Fort Bragg, NC with his growing family.
Before his retirement, he was the lead truck driver for Corriveau-Routhier for 27 years, prior to that he worked for many years for the Hebert Family Business. Larry enjoyed snowmobiling, camping and in his later years spent over seventeen winters in Palmetto, Florida with his wife Pauline.
He was a member of the League of 1000 Men of the Monastery of the Precious Blood, the America Legion Jutras Post, and the Knights of Columbus (Notre Dame Council).
He was predeceased by his wife, Pauline I. (Goudreau) Cote in 2014 and his first wife Theresa R. (Claveau) in 1979. He was truly fortunate to have two wonderful women in his life, a true testament to his faith in God and family.
Family members include his four children, Dianne D. Beaton and husband William of Ruskin Florida, Marcel R. Cote and his fiancé Robin Foster of Derry, NH , Laurent E. Cote, Jr, and his wife Dolores of Raymond NH , Annette G. Pilotte and her husband Marc of Hooksett, NH; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; he also leaves behind his brothers, Maurice Cote of Franklin, Paul Cote of Manchester, Normand Cote of Bedford; two sisters, Priscilla Karam of Manchester and Denise St. Laurent of Manchester. Our Dad will be greatly missed by all of us.
A Mass of Christian was celebrated on Friday, March 15, 2019 at St. Anthony Church, Belmont Street, Manchester, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to LifePath Hospice House, 3723 Upper Creek Drive, Ruskin, FL 33573.
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Condolence & Memory Journal

Larry is now at peace with the Lord. May you all find the same peace, knowing that he is in His loving arms, watching over you. He will be remembered in my prayers.

Posted by Al April - Manchester, NH - Friend   March 15, 2019


How fortunate to have spent so many years among a large, loving family. I am sure you all will have wonderful memories in your hearts forever. Larry, Jill Jason & the Cote Family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. May he rest in eternal peace.

Posted by Jona Mulvey - Stuart, FL - Family Friend   March 12, 2019

Dianne, My thoughts and condolences goes out to you and your family. May the many happy memories of your father bring you comfort. Hugs

Posted by Sharon Wayman - Loudon, NH - Friend   March 12, 2019

Sending the Cote family our sincere condolences.
Many cherished memories...

Posted by Mark & Linda Lewis - Bedford, NH - Family Friend   March 11, 2019

Our deepest condolences are with you during this tough time. May your heart and soul find peace and comfort.

Posted by Kim and Michael Wood - Raymond, NH - Coworker   March 11, 2019

Bill and I express our sincere condolences to the family of Larry Cote, Sr. We enjoyed knowing him through his children and he will be missed.

Posted by Bill and Cindy Chisholm - Ruskin, FL - Family Friend   March 11, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this sad time.

Posted by Ned & Judy Gelinas - MANCHESTER, NH - Friend   March 10, 2019

Our condolences to the family. He will be greatly missed by his friends at Sundance Village.

Posted by Jules & Janice Nault - Manchester, NH - Friend   March 10, 2019

My condolences to you all. I am so sorry. Larry was my best friend, the dad I never had. He always watched out for me. And I could always confide in him. I will miss him very very much.

Posted by Mary Hanson - Manchester, NH - Friend   March 10, 2019

Sorry for your loss. Condolences to the Cote family.

Posted by Carol & Denis Hebert - Manchester, NH - Family Friend   March 10, 2019

May Larry Rest in Peace - he was Blessed with a wonderful family and friends - Life doesn't get much better than that. Normand, Dawn and all of Normand's family are in our thoughts and prayers

Posted by Larry & Tammy Dugan - Hooksett, NH - Friend   March 09, 2019

I wish I could come to the funeral, but, I am in the hospital waiting for major heart surgery to replace a valve. My prayers and thoughts are with my wonderful nieces and nephews and Larry's big family. God bless and watch over you. Love ma tante Doris❤

Posted by Doris McFadden - San Diego, CA   March 09, 2019

You often talked of your brother. Sounds like he was quite the brother , father, garandfather and more . You were both lucky to have had each other . God bless you both .

Posted by Bill Hines - Merrimack, NH - Family Friend   March 09, 2019

so sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you all

Posted by chris chirco - Ruskin, FL - Family Friend   March 09, 2019

Sincerest condolences on your family's loss- May your memories provide some comfort.

Posted by Trudy Sutherland - Bedford, NH   March 08, 2019

Sorry for your loss. Prayers to the family during this difficult time.

Posted by Al Desruisseaux - Goffstown, NH - Neighbor   March 08, 2019

Sorry for your lose norm

Posted by Tim Bourgeois - Weare, NH - Friend   March 08, 2019

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