RICHFORD - Betty J. Cota, age 81, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019 after a long illness at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.
She was born on February 27, 1938 to the late Ernest & Margaret Phillips.
She is survived by 14 children, Albert Cota and his wife Donna, Yvonne Mercure and her husband Pierre, Kathy Russell and her husband Steve, Bruce Cota, George Sherman, Susan Cota, Debbie Fish, Mary Delong, Betty Carpenter, Rick Carpenter, Peggy Carpenter, Terry Carpenter, Bob Carpenter, and Patty Cleveland; three grandchildren, Paul Dibler and his wife Veronica, Kyle Cota, and Alan Cota; three great grandchildren, Jeremiah, Jasper & Norman; her brother, Dennis Phillips; and several nieces & nephews. Besides her parents, Betty was predeceased by her husband, Robert Carpenter; and her long-time companion, Royal Cota.
In keeping with Bettys wishes, there will be no public services at this time.
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