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William F. "Bill" Cotter

September 2, 1954 — February 13, 2022

COTTER, William F. "Bill". Of Dorchester, died peacefully at home on February 13, 2022.

Beloved husband of Eileen M. (Griffin) Cotter.

Loving father of Daniel R. Cotter and David E. Cotter, both of Dorchester, and his beloved Yorkie "Teddy".

Son of the late Edward F. and June M. (Daly) Cotter.

Brother of Kevin L. Cotter and his wife Elizabeth of Quincy, John J. Cotter and his wife Mary Ann of Pembroke, June M. (Cotter) Lanctot and her husband Peter of Foxboro, and the late Edward J. "Ted" Cotter.

Brother-in-law of Nancy E. Cotter of North Weymouth, and many other sisters and brothers-in-law.

Bill is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Bill's life by gathering for visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, on Thursday, February 17th, from 4-8 P.M.

His Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish on Friday morning, February 18, 2022 at 10 A.M.

Burial will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

Bill was a retired Deputy Director of the Department of Neighborhood Development for the City of Boston for 30 years. He was very active in youth sports, especially Savin Hill Baseball and Dorchester Youth Hockey.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bill's memory may be made to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, 1135 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, MA 02125, or to the American Alzheimer's Association at www.act.alz.org.
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, February 17, 2022

4:00 - 8:00 pm

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Funeral Mass

Friday, February 18, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am

St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish

800 Columbia Rd, Boston, MA 02125

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Burial

Friday, February 18, 2022

Starts at 11:30 am

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