Burial will be private.
Obituary of Ronald J. Cote
Ronald J. Cote, 71 of Portsmouth, RI, passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. He was the husband of Michelle (Levin) Cote of Portsmouth.
Born October 1, 1947 in Fall River, MA he was a son of the late Roland and Ella (Goff) Cote.
Ronnie served in the US Army, 1st Infantry for 3 years and served two tours in Vietnam. He retired from Raytheon Company in Portsmouth, RI, after 37 years.
An avid Nascar enthusiast and Dallas Cowboys fan, he enjoyed bowling, travelling and listening to all varieties of music. Ronnie loved the years he spent with his 6 treasured Poodles.
Besides his wife Michelle (Levin) Cote of 46 years, his sister-in-law Nancy Levin, brother-in-law Bill Roderick of Northern Maine, one brother Wayne Cote, several cousins and numerous special longtime friends. He was loved & will be missed by all his friends and family.
Calling hours will be held Sunday, October 28, 2018 at the O’Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring Street, Newport from 5-7 pm. Burial will be private.
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