Lorraine T. Cote, 92, of New Britain, died on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Born in East Berlin, the daughter of the late Joseph and Marie (Lacasse) Cote, she lived most of her life in East Berlin and New Britain. She was employed as a secretary at the Emhart Corporation for many years. A longtime parishioner of St Joseph’s Church, she was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, a peer counselor for the American Cancer Society and the United Ostomy Association and a volunteer nurse’s aid and receptionist at Rocky Hill Veterans Hospital.
She had many hobbies and interests throughout her life including making and selling Victorian cloth doll and charity sewing. She was an avid gardener and baker, winning blue ribbons for both flowers and cookies at the Berlin Fair. She was also a super avid fan of the University of Connecticut “Lady Huskies”.
Lorraine is survived by several nieces and nephews and their families.
The youngest of 13 children, she was predeceased by her brothers and sisters, Albert, Mary, Antoinette, Louis, Jane, Lillian, Edward, Paul, Joseph, Claire, Arlene and Alfred. Her family is thankful for Hartford Health Hospice and her caregivers at Jerome Home.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 22nd, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM at Divine Providence Parish (St Joseph’s Church) 195 So. Main St. New Britain. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, New Britain. Visitation will be prior to the mass from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM at the Farrell Funeral Home 110 Franklin Sq. New Britain.
In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the Office of Radio & Television and WJMJ Radio, 15 Peach Orchard Road, Prospect, CT 06712.