Deborah J. Cote, 65, of Hopkinton passed away unexpectedly at her home on Oct. 2. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of Dorothy (Bancroft) Murphy of Hopkinton.
Deborah loved to crochet blankets for children and enjoyed playing bingo.
Besides her mother, Deborah is survived by her brother, Joe Taft of Marlborough, and her nephew, Eric Taft and wife Elaine of Marlborough.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, Oct. 21, at 10 a.m. at Dell Park Cemetery in Natick. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 or donate.lovetotherescue.org. Arrangements are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton.
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