Cotter, HaroldHarold Patrick Bernard Cotter of Chesley, passed away at Elgin Abbey, Chesley on Thursday, May 16, 2013 in his 93rd year.


Dear father of Bernard of R.R. #3 Chesley, Patricia (Stuart) Jacklin of Vancouver Island, B.C. Raymond (Margaret) of Chesley, Teresa (Clifford) James of Southampton, Mary Cotter of Kitchener, Brian (Joanne) of Kitchener, Dorothy (Ken) Knorr of Chase, B.C. and Paul (Joyce) of Fergus.  Cherished grandfather of eighteen grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, and one great great grandson. Harold was predeceased by his wife Velma (Russell), brothers Michael, James, Joe, Basil, Earl, sisters Mary Westfall and Kathleen Cook, son-in-law Gerald Povelofskie, daughter-in-law Carol Ann Cotter, grandsons Kevin and David Povelofskie, Quinton Jacklin, and his parents, Cornelius and Emily (Wall) Cotter.


Visitation was held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Tuesday from 2–4 and 7-9 p.m. with parish prayers beginning at 8:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass celebrating Harold’s life was held at St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, Chesley on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment in Chesley Cemetery.


Memorial donations to the ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Chesley Hospital Foundation or the Chesley Medical Clinic were appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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