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Official Obituary of

Nina (Fama) Cotte

June 16, 1937 ~ February 19, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Nina Cotte Obituary

Nina Cotte, 86, a longtime resident of Port Chester, NY. died February 19, 2024. She was born June 16, 1937 in Scilla, Reggio Calabria, Italy to the late Ugo and Domenica Fava Fama.  She immigrated to the United States at the age of 3 and was raised and educated in Port Chester graduating from Port Chester High School and Berkeley Business School. Nina was married on May 1, 1960 to John Cotte at Holy Rosary Church in Port Chester. Mr. Cotte died October 12, 2013.  She was a retired executive secretary having worked at Boardroom, Inc. in Stamford, CT.  Prior to that she was an executive secretary at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Research in Rye, NY and also for NBC Studios at Rockefeller Center in New York City. 

Nina was a devout and active parishioner of the Holy Rosary Church in Port Chester and was a eucharistic minister. 

She is survived by her beloved children Lisa Cotte LoMonaco and her husband Joseph of Bayville, NY., John M. Cotte and his wife Debra of New Fairfield, CT., Jill Cotte Guinta of New Milford, CT., and Christopher M. Cotte and his wife Stella of Rye Brook, NY., grandchildren Brandon LoMonaco, Taylor LoMonaco, John "J.D." Cotte, Christina Cotte, John Guinta, Zach Guinta, Lyla Cotte, great grandchildren Christian Guinta and Tanner Guinta.

Also survived by her sister Marie Holko and her husband Joseph of Greenwich, CT.

Visitation will be 4-8PM on Friday February 23, 2024 at Craft Memorial Home, Inc. Mass of Christian Burial will be 9:30AM at Parish of Saint John Bosco (Our Lady of Mercy) 260 Westchester Ave. Port Chester, NY Interment will follow at Saint Mary's Cemetery Rye Brook, NY

Memorial donations in memory of Mrs. Cotte. may be made to the Parish of Saint John or to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital

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February 23, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Craft Memorial Home, Leicester Street, Port Chester, NY

Mass of Christian Burial
February 24, 2024

9:30 AM
Parish of Saint John Bosco @ Our Lady of Mercy
260 Westchester Avenue
Port Chester, NY 10573

Interment following funeral service
February 24, 2024

Saint Mary s Cemetery Rye Brook, NY


Parish of Saint John Bosco
260 Westchester Avenue, Port Chester NY 10573

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue, New York NY 10065


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