Françoise Côté

Obituary of Françoise Côté

CÔTÉ, Françoise

was born on February 11, 1931 and passed away peacefully at 88 years of age, on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at WRH, Ouellette Campus. Loving mother of her 9 children, late Denis Drapeau (Colette), Lucie Fournier (Pierre), Philippe Drapeau (Manon), Rachel Bomhof (Christopher), Diane Anger (late Dale)(fiancé Tom), Daniel Drapeau (Marielle), Johanne Drapeau, Francine Drapeau and Francois Drapeau (Isabelle). Wife of the late Georges Drapeau (2002). Adored Grand-Maman of 20 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. Predeceased by  her late parents, Hermenegilde and Velia Cote. Francoise was the baby and the last surviving child of 16 children. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews in Ontario, Quebec and the United States. Francoise was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Br. 143. She enjoyed her time spent in her Dart League, Sr. Bowling League and also enjoyed playing cribbage and dancing. Her children and grandchildren were also blessed with her many gifts that she would knit and sew. She will be greatly missed and forever loved. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 12pm until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Francoise's life at 4 pm. Cremation to follow. If desired memorial donations made to Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at

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