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Henry Mitchell Cota

March 27, 1931 January 11, 2019
Henry Mitchell Cota
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Obituary for Henry Mitchell Cota

Henry Mitchell Cota, 87, passed away on January 11, 2019 in Santa Maria, California.
Henry was born on March 27, 1931 in Los Angeles, California to father Epifanio “Tata” Cota and mother Cruz Molina.
Henry joined the United States Air Force in October 1948 and retired in February 1971 with the rank of Master Sergeant. His honorable service earned him many awards and medals.
Henry settled in Santa Maria, California and enjoyed a career with General Dynamics, Piper Corporation, and Lockheed Corporation. He retired in 1993.
Henry is survived by his wife Espie Cota, his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, sisters, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Viewing and visitation will be held on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 5pm with a rosary at 6pm, Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary in Santa Maria. A church service will be held at St. Louis de Montfort Church in Orcutt on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 10am followed by burial service with military honors will be held at the Santa Maria Cemetery.

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