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Donald Fontaine

Donald Fontaine 1937-2008 Donald G. Fontaine, 70, of Grande-Digue passed away peacefully at home on February 9, 2008 following a lengthy, frustrating battle with cancer. Donald was born in McDougall Settlement on December 17, 1937 to the late Georges Fontaine and the late Argentina Blanchard. He was a well known and respected teacher and accountant in the local region who enjoyed spending time with friends and family. Following nearly half a century of teaching at Oulton's Business College, he volunteered his time to St Pats Family Center, Lion's Club and Karing Kitchen in Moncton and Seuil de L'Espoir in Grande Digue. He will be certainly missed by many as the taxation season is fast approaching. His memory for events and details would impress all that were privileged to witness this phenomenal gift. He will be greatly missed but always remembered by those who knew him well. He was predeceased by one daughter, Lynne (1993). He is survived by devoted wife, Claudette (Leger); son, Dre. Daniel (Dre. Cynthia Hickey), Newfoundland; two grandchildren, Grace Lynne and Jack; brother, Roger Fontaine (Simone) from Sudbury, Ontario; four sisters, Yolande Leger (Valmond) St. Antoine; Bernice Poirier (late Leo) Shediac Bridge; Venolia Leger (late Joseph), Moncton; Patricia Vallant (late Ron), Calgary. Resting at Cooperative Funeraire Passage Funeral Co-operative, Shediac Bridge, Visiting hours will be on Tuesday February 12, 2008 from 2 to 4 pm. A private Funeral Service will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, if so desired donations to Extra Mural, Karing Kitchen, Canadian Cancer Society, Seuil de L'Espoir, hospice Shediac, or donors choice would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangement under the professional care of Coopérative Funéraire Passage Funeral Co-operative, 3754, Route 134, Shediac Bridge, NB, 532-1050 (passage@nb.aibn.com)

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