BRADLEY – Woodrow “Woody” M. Cot‚ Jr., 61, died peacefully at his home, April 3, 2004, with his family at his side. He was born March 6, 1943, in Boston, Mass., the son of Woodrow Sr. and Madeline (Kenny) Cot‚. Woody was the vice president, president, business manager, and financial secretary of Local No. 1334 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers from 1968-1976. He was then a business agent and training director for the Local Union No. 1253 I.B.E.W. from 1976-1992. Woody was a member of the Project Advisory Committee for the Bureau of Labor Education (UMO), Maine AFL-CIO Federal Project on Achieving Occupational Safety and Health in the workplace, the National Electrical Training Directors Association Board, Title No. 5 of the Rural Development Act., Penobscot County Democratic Committee, Penobscot Valley Electrical Associates, Region No. 4 Vocational School Board, 3rd and 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus No. 2537 of Old Town, where he really enjoyed working on bingo night. He was also appointed to “Maine Council of Vocational Education,” he was elected every two years since 1975 to the Maine AFL-CIO Executive Board, president of the Northern Maine Building Trades Council, president of the Greater Bangor Labor Building Corporation, State of Maine Master Electricians License No. 2637, trustee of Health and Welfare Fund for I.B.E.W. local No. 1253, chairman of the Bradley Town Committee, Bradley School Board, where he was chairman for one year, Bradley Planning Board and Town Councilor. Woody was presented the James Mayo Memorial Award in recognition of many years of selfless service and generosity at the Maine AFL-CIO 20th Biannual Convention in 1995. He was especially interested in the training of apprentices. Woody will be especially remembered for his love of children. He was happiest when he was surrounded by the many children who loved him, several of which he watched grow from infancy and remained close to until his untimely death. Woody is survived by his wife of 39 years, Marva Cot‚; one daughter, Kristina Cot‚ and her companion, Ned McCann; two grandchildren, Michael J. “Buddy” Baker III and Danielle E. “Bubbles” Baker, all of Bradley; four brothers, Raymond Cota and his wife, Judi, of Orono, David Cota and his wife, Mickie, of Carrabassett Valley, Ronnie Cota of Gorham, and Kenneth Cota of Gorham; two sisters, Juanita and her husband, Michael McCloud, of Portland, Jeanine and her husband, Timothy May, of Brunswick; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. One very special friend, Jerry Dupuis. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a stepmother, Avis Cota. The family would like to thank the Dialysis Unit at Eastern Maine Medical Center and Hospice of Eastern Maine for all the care and consideration during their time of need. Friends may call 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2004, at Brookings-Smith, Old Town Chapel, 205 Main St., Old Town, where a Knights of Columbus prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. by the officers and members of the Knights of Columbus No. 2537. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Bradley, with the Rev. Paul Kerns pastor, celebrant. Spring interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Orono. For those who wish to remember “Woody” in a special way may make contributions to Eastern Maine Charities, for the benefit of the Hemophilia Clinic, Eastern Maine Medical Center, P.O. Box 404, Bangor, ME 04402-0404.