Patricia L. Cote

Patricia L. Cote

Patricia L. Cote

Patricia L. Cote, age 75, of Friendship, Wisconsin died Sunday, February 11, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Memorial services will be 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin. Father Francis Dias will officiate. Visitation will be 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday at Roseberry’s Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Mt. Repose Cemetery, Friendship, Wisconsin at a later date.

Patricia was born April 27, 1942 in Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada to John and Yvonne (Lemieux) Gignac. She grew up in Amherstburg and married Donald J. Cote in May of 1958. They moved to the States in 1960. They moved several times before settling in Friendship in 1972. She raised three children and was actively involved in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Ladies Auxiliary and Choir. Patricia moved to Florida in 1980 and worked at Morton Plant Hospital. She enjoyed the warm weather and the beaches of Florida.

She remarried the love of her life, Don, on May 12, 2007. They enjoyed their retirement spending warm winters in Clearwater, FL and summers in Friendship with their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She had a green thumb growing beautiful flowers in both places. She loved cooking, baking, playing euchre, bridge, playing the piano and bingo.

Memorials may be directed in Patricia’s memory to American Cancer Society.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, John and Yvonne Gignac; husband, Donald Cote; and babies: Michelle, Michael, and Patrick.

Daughter: Sherrie (Walt) Manning of Friendship, Wisconsin
• Grandchild: Shanna Cote (Great-Grandchild, Nic)
• Grandchild: Matthew Manning (Great-Grandchild, Lucas)
• Grandchild: Sarah Manning (Great-Grandchildren: Shawn and Seth)
Daughter: Laurie (Ed) Golden of Friendship, Wisconsin
• Grandchild: Heidi Golden
• Grandchild: James Golden
• Grandchild: Eddie Jr Golden
Son: Donald (Deb) Cote of Cambridge, Minnesota
• Grandchild: Yvonne Fogel (Great-Grandchild, Sydney)
• Grandchild: Marie (Mike) Blakeborough (Great-Grandchildren: Cadence and Burton)
Sister: Linden (Rocco) D’Angelo of Ocala, Florida
Sister: Pamela (Brian) Hutchins of Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada
Brother: Alex (Jackie) Gignac of Lake Okeechobee, Florida
Brother: Robert (Wendy) Gignac of Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada
Brother: John Gignac of Amherestburg, Ontario, Canada
brother-in-law: Bruce (Sue) Cote of Gladwin, Michigan
brother-in-law: Gerald (Margaret) Cote of Harrow, Ontario, Canada
sister-in-law: Shirley (Joe) Nagy of Sunnydale, Arizona
Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit for online condolences and further information.

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  1. Ray and Cheri Witz says:

    Sorry for your loss. Sending our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Don and Karen Rathke says:

    Laurie and family so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all.

  3. Penny Maleski says:

    Sherrie, Walt, Laurie, Ed and families,

    I know how close your family is. I often thought of what great kids your mom and dad raised. I know your family will continue to be close and take family time because that’s just what you do. God Bless.

  4. Bob and Joann Daley says:

    Sorry for your loss

  5. Jim and Corinne Allen says:

    Laurie, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  6. Bob & Julie Goodhue says:

    Our deepest sympathy to Patricia’s family at this sad time.

  7. Peggy and Buck Sleeman says:

    So sorry for your families loss.

  8. Richard & Rita Zietlow says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  9. Coral Klein Smith says:

    My sympathy to you, Sherrie. You’re in my thoughts and prayers.

  10. Sue Komatz says:


  11. Kristi Rivas says:

    Sherrie,Laurie & Don so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. You are in your thoughts and prayers. RIP Aunt Patty!!

  12. Chuck and Julie Schnolis says:

    I’m sorry for your loss.

  13. Gena Gerloff and family says:

    I’m truly sorry for your loss. She was truly an amazing lovely lady. My love and prayers are with all of you.
    My condolences to the family.
    Gena Gerloff and family.

  14. stan kwasny says:

    Sherrie, my thoughts, prayers and best wishes go to you and your family at this sorrowful time. Your mom will be planting her flowers in heaven this Spring with your dad at her side. May God bless her and her family.

  15. Rosie DeJoy says:

    Linda, Rocco and all family. I am so saddened to hear of Patti’s passing. She was such a wonderful woman. We had so much fun going for lunch years ago. I will always remember Patti fondly. I am so, so sorry for your loss.

    RIP Patti
    God Bless You always

  16. Sue and Randy Anderson says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. Keep the memories and good times close and they will help during this difficult time.

  17. Sherry Sherd says:

    Sherrie, Walt , Sarah, Matthew, Shanna and the boys…My love and prayers to all…………She was a joy to know

  18. Laurie Falash says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  19. Bev Ward says:

    My Sympathy in the loss of your loved one. Thoughts and Prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  20. Tammy Exner says:

    Laurie, Sherrie, Don and all of your families: So sorry to hear of your loss, your mother was such a kind and special lady. Hold on to your special times and memories that you have had with her. she now is united again with your dad. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you.

  21. Mary Hazard says:

    Sorry For Your Loss 🙏🏻

  22. Shawn Gruber says:

    Sorry for your loss

  23. Valerie Mecklenurg-Holland says:

    So very sorry ..blessings, hugs & prayers..

  24. Margaret Myers says:

    Sherrie, Laurie, Don and your Families, I enjoyed spending time with your Mom this past summer. Prayers and Peace for all of you and I am sorry for your loss.

  25. Pam Twachtman Georgeson says:

    So sorry for your loss. I have many memories of Pat from her teaching religion class. She was so…o kind and patient with us. I will pray that God helps your family remember the good times and this helps comfort each of you in this difficult time.

  26. Kim Cote and Richard Harrison says:

    Sherrie, Laurie, Donnie and families. All our love and prayers to you all at this time. Aunt Pat will be missed! xoxo

  27. Joyce Moore says:

    Sherry, so sorry for your loss, Just hold your memories close of the good times you enjoyed with her.

  28. Al Hutchins says:

    Sherrie, Laurie, Don …. I’m so sorry to hear of your moms passing. We never got to see Aunt Patty much, but whenever we did it was always special occasion for us growing up. My deepest sympathies to all of you and your families.

  29. Bill and Patsy Moat (Aunt Pat's Daughter) says:

    Our condolences and prayers for each of you. Patty was a very kind and fun person, may she rest in God’s perfect peace.

  30. Evelyn & Larry Johnston( York) says:

    Sharrie, Laurie, & Don & Families, We are so sorry of your Mom. ” Heart Breaking.” Thinking & praying for peace and comfort.

  31. Judy Alderman says:

    So sorry for your families loss

  32. Terry Ophoven says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss Walt and Sherry and family

  33. Bill and Suzanne Durr says:

    Praying for Patty and the survivors, Patty’s family and friends, since we have lost a precious person. Now happy; she has joined the love of her life and her Mom and Dad and other love ones. May she Rest in Peace.

  34. Kathy Golden says:

    Sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed talking with your Mom.

  35. Curt and Michelle Pollex says:

    Laurie and family~ I’m so sorry for your loss. May God comfort your heart. Please know your in my thoughts and prayers. God’s peace~

  36. Welton family says:

    Very sorry for your loss

  37. Jim and Mary Ann Pease says:

    Sherry, Walt and family. Sorry to read about your loss. Will miss talking with her at the campground.

  38. Jodi Lecy Helgeson and Jim Grabarski. says:

    So sorry to hear this. You have my sympathy.

  39. Peg Lecy says:

    So sorry on your loss. Share your memories, comfort each other.

  40. John and Margaret Stake says:

    It was a pleasure knowing Pat. A lovely woman and great bridge player.

  41. Kim Draeger-Cleland says:

    Shanna and family so sorry for your loss.

  42. Kirsten M Baxter says:

    I’m so sorry!!!!