Lincoln - Arthur L. “Popeye” Cote, 81, of Sherman Ave, died Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at home with his family by his side.
He was the husband of the late Theresa A. (Frappier) Cote. Born in Woonsocket, son of he late Edward and Resilda (Dubois) Cote. He was owner and operator of Reliable Rug in Woonsocket for 40 years. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy.
Arthur enjoyed going to Twin River, playing cards and especially enjoyed being with family and friends.
He is survived by his three children; David Cote of Lincoln, RI, Lisa and her husband Brian Taft of Woonsocket,RI, and Jennifer Cote of Woonsocket. Eight grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Two sisters; Shirley Poissant of Woonsocket and Jeannette Petite of Johnston, RI. He was also the brother of the late Ernest, Edward and Robert Cote, Rachel Fontaine and Theresa Desjardins.
A Funeral home service will be held on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 11 AM with Military Honors in the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd, Woonsocket, RI 02895. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are on Sunday, April 15, 2018 from 3-5PM.