CLAUDE COTE BRADFORD – Claude Cote, 86, husband of the late Phyllis (Cronkite) Cote, died Aug. 24, 2008, at his residence after a long illness. He was born June 2, 1922, in St. Leonard, New Brunswick, the son of Levite and Laura (Caron) Cote. He had resided in Bradford for 32 years and had worked as a foreman in road construction. Claude loved to hunt, fish and work in his garden. He is survived by six sons, Francis, Maurice, Fernand, Roger, Wallace and Donald; five daughters, Linda, Ginette, Fernande, Diane and Claudette; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Friends may call 12:30 p.m. Wednesday until the time of funeral services 1:30 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home, 17 Hudson Road, Corinth, with Deacon Fred Harrigan officiating. Cremation will be in Bangor.