COTTER, Edward J. "Ted". Of North Weymouth, formerly of Dorchester, died suddenly on February 25, 2021 at the age of 70 years.
Beloved husband of Nancy (Kent) Cotter.
Loving father of Kristin Cotter and her husband Nelson Depina of North Weymouth. Devoted grandfather of their son Declan Cotter Depina.
Son of the late Edward F. Cotter. and June M. (Daly) Cotter.
Loving brother of Kevin L. Cotter and his wife Elizabeth of Quincy, John J. Cotter and his wife Mary Ann of Pembroke, William F. Cotter and his wife Eileen of Dorchester, and June M. (Cotter) Lanctot and her husband Peter of Foxboro.
Also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many dear friends.
Ted was a graduate of Boston State College '72 and Suffolk University Law School '75. He served as the First Assistant Clerk Magistrate of the Middlesex County Juvenile Court while also teaching Business Law at Curry College for 21 years before retiring from both in 2017. Ted had also held administrative positions in the Office of the Attorney General, the Massachusetts Senate Rules Committee, the House Judiciary Committee, and had a private law practice.
Ted loved to spend time with his family, boating, and taking daily trips to the local dog park with his with his best four-legged friend Zoey. He was a longtime member of the Clover Club of Boston.
Family and friends will honor and remember Ted's life by gathering for visiting hours in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, 800 Columbia Rd., Dorchester, on Thursday, March 4, from 4-8 P.M. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday morning, March 5, at 11 A.M.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ted's memory may be made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation at give.bcrf.org.