Roger L. Cota, 77, of Monkton


MONKTON — Roger L. Cota died Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at the age of 77. He was born in Middlebury Dec. 12, 1945, to Miles and Meta Cota.

Roger was a “Jack of all trades” and spent many years in construction and excavation. He was a free spirit who always followed the sun. He was known for his creations and creative mind.

Roger was an avid hunter and outdoorsman who loved sharing his knowledge with family and friends. He had a deep passion for wood carving and created a beautiful collection for his family to enjoy.

Later on in Roger’s life his passion became focused on his family and his undeniable love for his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will be forever missed, but the memories will live on forever.

Roger passed peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family.

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He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years Alyson, whom he married Oct. 12, 1968; daughter, Robin Cota; son, Brian Cota; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and brother, Denny Cota.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday June 10, 2023, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Addison County Eagles Club, 67 New Haven Road, in Vergennes.

Contributions in his honor can made to Addison County Home Health and Hospice in Middlebury, Vt. ◊


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