Della Cotta, 94, Tiverton


Della (Moura) Cotta, 94, of Tiverton, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at Kimwell Nursing Home.  She was wife of the late Francis E. Cotta Sr.

Born in Westport, she was the daughter of the late Manuel P. and Mary J. (Chaves) Moura.  She was a former Communicant of St. Madeline Sophie Church, Tiverton.  Mrs. Cotta loved cooking.

Survivors include three sons, Franklin Cotta of Tiverton, Francis E. Cotta Jr. of Lawrenceville, Ga., and Alan Cotta of Fall River; three grandchildren, two great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, and three outstanding great nieces.

She was the mother of the late Raymond Cotta, grandmother of the late Lori Vlassic, and sister of the late Mary Deluz, Joseph Moura, Annie Rapoza, Tony Moura and Johnny Moura.

Arrangements under the direction of the Potter Funeral Home, Westport.

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