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William J. Cotton

Male - 2021

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  • Name William J. Cotton 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Feb 2021 
    • Pawtucket Times, Rhode Island, February 22, 2021
      William J. ?Billy? Cotton (Picture included)

      PAWTUCKET - William J. Cotton, "Billy" 85. Passed on February 19th. He was the husband of the late Eleanor R. (Bessette) Cotton. Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late William and Florence (Larocque) Cotton. He retired from Slater Screen and Print after many years. He was an Air Force Veteran. Mr. Cotton was an avid Golfer, a Red Sox, Giants and New York Rangers fan. He was a past president and lifetime member of Societe Jacques Cartier and Sams C.C. and the founder of the Cotton Club Golf League at Chemawa Club, Attleboro. He was also a 27-year friend of Bill W.

      He is survived by two daughters, Donna Gargano, and Susan Cotton and her wife Terry Cotton, a granddaughter, Katelyn Gargano, and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Norman J. Cotton and father-in-law of the late John Gargano.

      His funeral will be held Wednesday, February 24th at 8:45am in the Keefe Funeral Home, Five Higginson Ave, Lincoln with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary Church, Pine St, Pawtucket at 10am. Burial with military honors will be in the RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 4 to 7pm. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the Disabled American Veterans.
    Person ID I18580  14B Jean Besset of Quebec
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2021 

    Family Eleanor R. Bessette,   b. About 1935, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 2017  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F6874  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart