Carleen Cote (Sirois)
Carleen E. Cote - age 78, of North Belfast Ave., died unexpectedly on April 27, 2018 at Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME. She was born in Caribou, ME on April 27, 1940 the daughter of Alfred Sirois and Esther (Raymond) Sirois.
Carlene graduated from Belgrade High School and Augusta Business College.
She was employed for 19 years by the Maine Department of Mental Health and Retardation, and for 10 years by the Maine Department of Health & Welfare.
She lovingly dedicated her life to wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and release along with her husband Don.
Carleen was a member of Northeast Zoological Society (Secretary for 5 years), National Wildlife Federation, Wildlife Legislative Fund of America, Sportsmans Alliance of Maine (Board of Directors for 4 years, Secretary for 2 years and 2nd vice-president for 1 year).
Carleen was predeceased by her parents, two sisters, Esther Galvin and Alfreda Johnson, and a brother, Gerald Sirois.
Surviving is her husband, Donald P. Cote of Vassalboro, ME; one sister Jeanine Dostie of Augusta, ME; one brother, Gary Sirois of Belgrade, ME; and several nieces and nephews.
There are no planned visiting hours. A service may be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Kennebec Valley Humane Society, 10 Pet Haven Lane, Augusta, ME 04330.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta, ME.