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 Joseph S Cotell, Sr

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Joseph S Cotell, Sr

  • Birth 6 Jan 1915
  • Death 19 Nov 2000
  • Burial South Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 62895632

*Cape Cod Times (Hyannis, MA) - November 22, 2000*
Deceased Name: WEST YARMOUTH - Joseph S. Cotell Sr.
85, a former Yarmouth police officer, died Sunday.

He was the husband of the late Edith (Wickman) Cotell.

During World War II, Mr. Cotell served in the Navy in the Seabees in the South Pacific. He was a member of the Yarmouth Police Department in the 1940s and then an oil burner technician until his retirement.

A lifetime member of the American Legion Post 197, West Yarmouth, Mr. Cotell was a 50-year member of the Howard Masonic Lodge of South Yarmouth and a call fireman for the town of Yarmouth. He enjoyed boating, fishing and gardening.

Surviving are a son, Joseph S. Cotell Jr. of West Yarmouth; a sister, Violet Eacobacci of Duxbury; two grandchildren; and a niece and four nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Doane, Beal and Ames Funeral Home, 1372 Bridge St., South Yarmouth, with visitation from noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service.

Memorial donations may be made to the Yarmouth Fire Department Rescue Fund, 96 Main St., South Yarmouth, MA 02664.

additional information courtesy of RJensen in the forums.


wife- Edith Wickman
father- Herbert
mother- Rosanna Ellis
occupation:technician-heating equipment

WW2 vet

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 62895632
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph S Cotell, Sr (6 Jan 1915–19 Nov 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62895632, citing Pine Grove Cemetery, South Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by ditdit (contributor 47012745) .