Lois (McGown) Cotter

July 31, 1932 ~ December 8, 2020 (age 88)


Lois (McGown) Cotter, age 88, of Lebanon, passed away on Tuesday, December 8th at William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich. Born July 31, 1932 in Staten Island, NY, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Theresa (Kelly) McGown. Lois was predeceased by her husband, John Cotter, on December 31, 1998; the couple had shared 44 years together in love. Lois leaves behind her many nieces and nephews; as well as extended family members and friends. In accordance with her wishes, all services will be held privately. Donations in her memory may be made to any of the following: Jonathan Trumbull Library, P.O. Box 145 Lebanon, CT 06249; Lebanon Senior Center, 37R W. Town Street, Lebanon, CT 06249; First Congregational Church of Lebanon, 588 Exeter Road, Lebanon, CT 06249. Care of arrangements has been entrusted to the Aurora McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester. Online condolences may be left at

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Jonathan Trumbull Library
P.O. Box 145, Lebanon CT 06249

First Congregational Church of Lebanon
P.O. Box 125, Lebanon CT 06249

Lebanon Senior Center
37R West Town Street, Lebanon CT 06249

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