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.

 

Comments

comments

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

About Manchester Newspapers

View all posts by Manchester Newspapers

Classifieds 07/01/15

Bridge to open to two lanes this weekend

Bridge

By Dan King State Department of Transportation will be opening the Poultney Street Bridge back to two lanes of traffic […]

Graduates reflect on turbulent year, big farewell

DSC_1783

By Dan King It was a school year that saw its fair share of ups and downs, and the Whitehall […]

Eighty-eight grads celebrate mountains, milestones

1a

By Christina Scanlon Bags of M&M candies were distributed to the graduating seniors at Granville Junior-Senior High School Friday night, […]

Circus ‘advance man’ clowns around

SONY DSC

By Christina Scanlon By the time the Kelly Miller Circus hits town later this month, one of the clowns will […]

Music, food, fireworks offered

By Christina Scanlon The New York Players have been a favorite for years as part of the Village Summer Concert […]

O’Shea continues as interim principal

Jane O'Shea

By Dan King When the Whitehall Board of Education scheduled a special meeting for last Thursday, the immediate assumption was […]

Hughes steps down as defensive coordinator, takes job at Fair Haven

By Dan King Coaching football at Whitehall High School has been a hot-button topic for more than a year, and […]

Granville woman places third in triathlon

Kerri podium

By Linda Ellingsworth When Kerri Thomas rode the Cape May-Lewes Ferry as a child to visit relatives in Delaware, she […]

Museum honors people, industry, stone

By Christina Scanlon From wooden-soled shoes to lunch pails, steam whistles to checker boards, a unique collection of slate industry-related […]

Four in running for county administrator

By Christina Scanlon The pool of 45 candidates for Washington County administrator has been trimmed to four and county supervisors […]

Village eying new tax exemption for vets

By Dan King The village of Whitehall is looking to alleviate some more tax burden for those who served the […]