Obituary of Leo Fontaine
Leo C. Fontaine, 80, of Dayville, died Monday, September 4, 2017 at Westview Nursing Home in Dayville. Beloved husband of 60 years to Thelma (Derosier) Fontaine. He was born in Webster, MA on January 1, 1937 son of the late Leo L. and Etoila (Blanchette) Fontaine.
Leo was a graduate of Putnam High School class of 1954 and graduated from the New England School of Mortuary Science in 1956 to become a Funeral Director, later working for the State of CT as Supervisor of the Laundry Department. He was an avid golfer, member of the Alexander’s Lake Yacht Club and was active with the Junior Chamber of Commerce. Leo and his wife Thelma enjoyed wintering in Orange Beach, Alabama.
Besides his wife Thelma he leaves his children Lisa Gorin of East Falmouth, MA, Lynn McCormick of Wakefield, MA, Leo Fontaine of Durham, CT and eight grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, September 8, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence Street, Putnam, CT. There are no calling hours. Share a memory at www.gagnonandcostellofh.com