MERIDEN - Pearlie L. Cote, 77, of 87 North Ave., died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2001, at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was the wife of the late William S. Cote. She was born in Meriden on Dec. 10, 1924, the daughter of the late Elmer and Edith Street Donnelly. She had worked at Beloff's Woman's World and was a member of the Salvation Army. She is survived by two daughters, Susan Cote of Newington and Dianne Ondusko of Norwich; a son, Earle Cote of Port Orange, FL; a brother, Frank Donnelly of Meriden; seven grandchildren, Dawn Kerry of Meriden, Melissa Matias and Stephanie Matias, both of Newington, Matthew Ondusko, Joanna Ondusko, Elizabeth Ondusko and James Ondusko, all of Norwich; and two great-grandchildren, Alyssa Kerry and Melissa Kerry, both of Meriden. She was predeceased by a sister, Ellen Herbst and a brother, Leslie Donnelly. A memorial service will be held Friday, Jan. 4, 2002 at 7 p.m. at the Beecher and Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden, CT. Captain Beth Robinson of the Salvation Army will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.

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  1. Earl, our sincere condolences in the loss of your dear Mother. We are so glad you were there for her in her last hours. May God be with you and your family at this time and give you comfort.

  2. I am sorry for the loss of your mother. She was a wonderful person and I have fond memories. My condolences go out to the Code Family.

  3. My love and deepest sympathies go out to my husband, Earl, and the Cote family. Pearlie was a wonderful mother-in-law, and I will miss her terribly. May she rest in peace.

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