Fontaine, John Gordon
John Gordon Fontaine, Crivitz, formerly of Green Bay, died on January 12, 2014, at an Iron Mountain, MI, hospital, after a short but courageous battle with cancer. Born on June 8, 1956, in Waukegan, IL, he is the son of Virginia (Posik) and the late Gordon Raphael Fontaine. John proudly served in the United States Navy from 1975-1979, where he earned the National Defense Service Medal. He enjoyed fishing, cooking and baking for all of his friends and family, golfing, and betting on football games.
John is survived by two sisters, Toni (Joseph) Mercurio, Cohasset, MA, Barb Fontaine, Green Bay; mother, Virginia Fontaine, Green Bay; three nephews, Christopher, Daniel, and Marc (Kristen); one niece, Andrea; one great nephew, Matthew; and one great niece, Abigail; numerous cousins and extended family; special friends, Dale and Tina, Pam and Steve, Carol, Curt, Diane, Michael, his visiting nurse, Heidi, and many other close friends.
He was preceded in death by his father; and one aunt, Pauline Fontaine.
Visitation at Malcore (East) Funeral Home, University Ave. at Baird St., Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorial service 6:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor Kim Sechler officiating.
Please visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com to share memories with the Fontaine family.
"May the pillow rise to your head, and the blankets hug you tightly, and may your dreams all be sweet. Good night John."
Malcore Funeral Home
701 N Baird St Green Bay, WI 54302
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Jan. 16 to Jan. 18, 2014