Larry Raymond Cote
July 23, 1954 – February 7, 2015
Larry Raymond Cote, beloved husband of Janine Sharp, passed away at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital on Saturday, February 7th after losing his battle to esophageal cancer.
He was predeceased by his father, Ray Cote and mother and father-in-law, James and Eileen Sharp. Larry leaves to cherish his memory his wife and soul mate, Janine Sharp; mother, Irene Cote; sister, Charlotte (Don) Berthelette and Darlene (Clint) Miller; brother, Randy (Gisele) Cote; sisters-in-laws, Kathy (Warren) McKinley, Mary Lynn (Ray) May, Brenda (Rob) Deleau, Ann Marie Sharp, Cecelia Sharp; brother-in-law, Tim (Kathyrn) Sharp; many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
Larry was born and raised in Medicine Hat, Alberta where he served with the Police Department. His work in the insurance restoration industry resulted in his becoming an insurance adjuster. Larry enjoyed working as an adjustor very much and in 2004, the family moved to Kelowna to pursue this career path. He and Janine later relocated to Parksville, BC where they lived until his passing.
Larry enjoyed golfing and fishing with Brenda and Rob on their many trips to their floating cabin. Larry had a guardian angel in his niece, Carla Snyder. He also had two children Megan Winowski and Andrew Cote.
A Funeral Mass was held in Larry’s honour at 11:00 am on Friday, February 13th at the Church of the Ascension in Parksville.
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YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM
(250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.