Mary H. LaFountain

Mary H. LaFountain, 95, formerly of West Pawlet, Vt. passed away on Monday, October 13, 2008 at Indian River Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Granville following a long illness.

She was born on June 27, 1913 in Wells, Vt., the daughter of George and Ella (Cuprak) Hondro.

Mrs. LaFountain was united in marriage to Arthur LaFountain.  He passed away in 1980.

She was a rural mail carrier for the United States Postal Service in Wells, Pawlet and in Granville for many years.  She also worked on the Hondro family farm for many years.

Besides her parents and husband, she is predeceased by one son, William LaFountain who passed away in 1998, one brother, Michael Hondro and two sisters, Susie Prehoda and Ella LaFountain. 

Survivors include her son George LaFountain and his wife Jackie of Wells, Vt., one granddaughter, Marie Rossiter and her husband Jon of Liberty Township, Ohio, two great-granddaughters, Cailyn and Erin Rossiter of Liberty Township, Ohio, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 17 at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Bulkley Ave., Granville, with Rev. Thomas Zelker, pastor, officiating.

A Rite of Burial followed in St. Peter & Paul’s Cemetery, Granville.

At the family’s request, there were no calling hours.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made in her memory to the Granville Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 153, Granville, N.Y.  12832.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church Street, Granville, N.Y.




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