Haverhill, MA — Donna L. (Bevin) Cote, 66, of Haverhill, and formerly of Plaistow, N.H., died on March 8, 2014, in Burlington, Mass., following a long illness.
Born in Lawrence, Mass., and raised and educated in Methuen and Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Donald Bevin and Edith (Siegel) (Bevin) Gath. She graduated from Haverhill High School. As a young woman, Mrs. Cote worked at Arlington Trust and AT&T Technologies. A devoted mother, she enjoyed being a homemaker.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Shaun M. and Melissa Cote of Plaistow, N.H.; daughter and son-in-law, Michelle R. and Jesse Silva of Lake Wales, Fla.; her mother, Edith Gath of Tewksbury, Mass.; brothers, Bruce Bevin, Dennis Gath, Ronnie Gath, and Jerry Gath; sisters, Karen Gath, Bonnie Guptill, Lorna Faye Gath, and Becky Fuller; six grandchildren, Faith Silva, David Silva, Chantel Cote, Amanda Azevedo, Ashley Cote, and Joshua Cote; two great-grandchildren, Eva Azevedo and Xavier Pagan; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her brother, Wayne Gath.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Wednesday, March 12, at 12 p.m., at Highland Cemetery, Highland Street, Newton, N.H. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main Street, Route 121A, Plaistow, N.H. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.brooksidechapelfh.com.