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Alma C. Vanacore

Obituary for Alma C. Vanacore

March 29, 2018
North Haven, Connecticut

Loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Friend


It is with great sadness that the family of Alma Coté Vanacore announces her passing after a brief illness on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Alma was born in Willimantic on September 29, 1945, a daughter of the late John and Rita Clairmont Coté , Sr. and had resided in North Haven for the past fifty six years. She was an insurance agent for twenty years and most recently had worked for the Pawson Insurance Agency of Branford, retiring in 2006. Alma was a member of the New Haven Assn. of Insurance Professionals, and faithfully volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House of New Haven for many years. She is survived and lovingly remembered by her daughter Christina (Michael) D'Amico, and her granddaughters Gabriella, Gianna and Rafealla of North Haven, brother John Coté, Jr. of Bradenton, FL, sister-in-law Kathleen Coté of Lakewood Ranch, FL, nephew John (Andrea) Coté of Andover, MA, and their children Elyse and Will, and niece Erin (Steve) Meunichello of Franklin, MA, and their children Claira and Owen. She is also survived by her extended family and friends, including her long-time companion of more than twenty years, Scott Dixon of North Haven. A "Celebration of Life" service will take place on Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Grace Family Church, 950 Yale Ave., Wallingford. All are welcome to attend. Memorial contributions in Alma's name may be sent to the Innovative Advanced Cancer Research Foundation, 125 Old Litchfield Tpke., Washington Depot, CT 06794, or online at The Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven, CT has been entrusted with arrangements.

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