Carl F. Fontaine, 79 years, of Branch St. Livonia, died Saturday December 26, 2009 at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mount Morris, after a brief stay. Carl was born in Ossian, NY September 3, 1930, the son of Zephir and Agnes Rawlings Fontaine. He was predeceased by his wife, Maybelle in 1979. A retired construction worker, he was a member of Local Carpenters Union #85. Carl served his country in the US Navy from 1950 to 1954, when he was honorably discharged. His membership included the former St. Josephs Church in Livonia, St. Matthews Church in Livonia, also the Dansville VFW Post #6780. He also was a lifetime member of the Canaseraga American Legion Post.
He is survived by his longtime companion, Arlene Moyer of Livonia. His sister, Agnes Nagel of Pickens, South Carolina. 20 nieces and nephews, many dear friends.
Friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass Tuesday, December 29, 2009, 10:30 AM at St. Matthews Church, Route 20A, Livonia, with the Rev. John H. Hayes officiating. Burial, Union Cemetery, Scottsburg. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to St. Matthews Church Building Fund, PO Box 77, Livonia, NY 14487. Arrangements, Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. To send condolences or share a memory, please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com