June J. Cote, 84, passed away after a long illness on Friday, January 12, 2018, at the Exeter Hospital. June was born in Salisbury, MA, the daughter of the late Jannette Miskinis and Henry Merluzzi.
June worked for many years as a shoemaker in many local shoe shops where she met her husband of over 60 years, the late Ronald W. Cote. When the shoe shops closed in the area, June worked at Phillips Exeter Academy, first as a janitor then as an aide in the infirmary. For the last 15 years of her career, she worked at Sunbridge of Exeter as a receptionist, retiring at the age of 76. After retirement, she spent most of her time with her beloved cats and family.
June is survived by daughters Janet Cote-Kajen, Susan Cote, Cynthia Parent, and Donna Cote; 8 grandchildren, Melissa Cote, Bethany Kajen, Jeffery Kajen, Hillary Kajen, Ashley Cote, Cote Parent, Keith Parent, and Nicole Heniger; 4 great-grandchildren, Micah, Jaylynn, Jayden, and Isaac, and four loving cats.
Private Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Brewitt Funeral Service, 14 Pine St. Exeter, NH is handling the arrangements.
For more information, please visit www.brewittfuneralhome.com.