Fountas, George J.
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George J. Fountas age 89 of Bridgeport passed away peacefully on Thursday June 26, 2014 at West Haven Veterans Hospital. Born in Boston Massachusetts, he was the son of the late John N. and Diamando Dracopoulos Fountas. A resident of Bridgeport since 1974, he was a Veteran of WWII serving in the Army where he participated in the invasion at Normandy. He was also wounded and received a Purple Heart. George had attained the rank of Sergeant. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post 07330 and the D.A.V. Survivors include his son Chris G. Fountas and his wife Deborah of Shelton, a sister Joan Gavrilles of MA, several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to attend the Rite of Burial on Wednesday July 2, 2014 at 11:30am in Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 4070 Park Ave, Bridgeport with Fr. Andreas Vithoulkas Presbyter officiating followed by interment in CT. State Veterans Cemetery, Middletown, with full military honors. Calling hours will take place on Wednesday morning from 10am until time of service in the church. The Commerce Hill Funeral Home, 4798 Main St. Bridgeport have been entrusted with the services. For online condolences and to light a virtual candle visit us at commercehillfh.com
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Commerce Hill Funeral Home
4798 Main St Bridgeport, CT 06606
Published in Connecticut Post from June 30 to July 1, 2014