Timothy ‘Tim’ E. Cote

Timothy “Tim” E. Cote, born May 22nd, 1963, passed away September 15, 2014 after a short illness.

Tim briefly attended Bishop Brady High School, but soon transferred to Franklin High because of his passion for athletics, and it is from there that he graduated in 1981. His favorite sports were baseball, football, and basketball, and he showed his enthusiasm by rooting for all of the New England teams, as well as being a huge Florida Gators fan. He appreciated bands such as Blue Oyster Cult, Rush, and AC/DC. Tim was simply a fun person to be around, who always enjoyed a party and never had trouble making friends.

After high school, Tim spent some time working at Gunstock, and then as a factory worker, before moving to Manchester where he obtained his truck driving license and embarked on his future career path. Tim drove trucks for many years, beginning as a driver for a uniform cleaning company and eventually making long distance trips for deliveries. He was a silly, positive person, who played darts as a pastime and loved to ski.

Tim’s favorite holiday was Halloween. He mostly enjoyed the decorations and passing out the candy. His sister would joke that he got double the number of trick-or-treaters she did, although at the time they were extremely close neighbors.

Tim was an unselfish man, who always had a hand to extend to the ones that he loved. He could always be counted on for help and he was a good listener, as well as a worthy and trusted friend.

Above all else in this world, Tim felt fulfillment in becoming a father. His daughters, Hannah and Haley, were his little dancers, and they consumed his world. All of his most cherished thoughts and memories included the two of them.

Tim was predeceased by his sister, Monica (Cote) Harvey and his father, Bernard Cote. He is survived by his daughters; Hannah Elizabeth and Haley Rose Cote; his mother, Arlene Cote; brother, Mark Cote; sister, Terry (Cote) Rogers, and nephew, Wil Taylor, as well as many other beloved aunts, uncles and cousins.

A service will be held at St. James United Methodist Church in Merrimack, NH on Friday Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.