In Memory of




Obituary for Wendy Murial COTE

COTE: Wendy Muriel, 73, of Stratford passed away at Spruce Lodge, Stratford on Saturday, November 11, 2023. She was born in Stratford on September 2, 1950 a daughter of the late Lewis and Muriel (Johnson) Thomson.

Wendy had been a service adviser at Stockie GM Dealership in Stratford
She was predeceased by her husband, Jean-Paul Lucien “J.P.” Cote on November 27, 2006. Wendy is survived by her two sons, Randy Simpson (Allison) of Hakalau, Hawaii, Greg Simpson (Lora-Lee) of Stratford; two grandchildren, Christian Simpson and Jami-Lyn Simpson; two brothers, Carl Thomson (Ruth), Ron Thomson; three sisters, Carole Agar (Don), Jeanette McIntosh (Ken), Jane McKewan (Andrew).

She was predeceased by her sister-in-law, Doris Thomson.

A “Celebration of Life” for Wendy will be held in 2024 with burial in the Thomson family plot at North Embro Cemetery, Embro. (to be announced)

Donations to Parkinson Canada would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home, Tavistock by calling 519-655-2431. Personal condolences can be posted at

A special “Thank You” is extended to the management and staff of Spruce Lodge, Stratford for the loving care extended to Wendy.