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1943 Sandy 2022

Sandra L. Cote

August 2, 1943 — December 19, 2022



GARDNER – Sandra L. (Hendrickson) Cote, 79, of Gardner, died peacefully Monday morning, December 19, 2022 in Heywood Hospital, Gardner, with her family at her side.

She was born in Gardner on August 2, 1943, daughter of the late Herbert and Rose (Boulanger) Hendrickson and had lived in Winchendon and Gardner for most of her life.

Sandy was a long time member of Cornerstone Church of the Assemblies of God in Winchendon and Chair City Church in Gardner.  She enjoyed crocheting, knitting and cross stitching.  Her greatest joy was her family.

Her husband of 43 years, Leslie E. Cote, died in 2012.  She leaves a daughter, Denise Yavorosky of Winchendon; two grandsons, Jonathan Blodgett and his wife Rebecca of Winchendon and Mark Sweeney of Winchendon; a granddaughter, Nicole Arroyo of Maine; two great granddaughters, Lila Sweeney and Serena Sweeney and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Michelle Badeau; two sisters, Shirley Cote and Ruth Dobson, brother Herbert Hendrickson and son-in-law, Frank Yavorosky.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 23, 2022 at 10 A.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon.  A calling hour will precede the funeral Friday from 9 to 10 A.M.

Burial will be in Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Winchendon.

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Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor and Douglas M. Stone, directors



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