Brian Cote, 44, of North Chelmsford, formerly of Westford, passed away Tuesday September 4, 2012. Born November 23, 1967, son to Cynthia Cote. Brian had attended Westford school systems graduating from Nashoba Valley Technical High School. After Graduating, Brian had a career as a painter for several years. In his free time he was a devoted fan of all the New England sports teams. Aside from his mother Cynthia, Brian is survived by two brothers, Robert Patten of Pepperell and Michael Patten of Shirley, two nephews Robert Patten of Winchendon and Justin Patten of Shirley and one niece Abbie Patten of Winchendon.Friend and relatives are invited to call Thursday September 6, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the J.A. Healy Sons Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Friday September 7th at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with burial to follow at St. Catherine Cemetery in Westford.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, National MS Society, PO Box 4527, New York, NY 10163.