Salvatore Fontaine

UTICA — Mr. Salvatore "Steve" Fontaine, age 81, of Utica, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in the comfort of his home with his family by his side.

Steve is survived by his wife, Delores; his sons, David Fontaine of Utica, and Brian Fontaine of Manlius; and his adored granddaughters, Gabriela, and Anna. He also leaves his sister, Mary Leo; his brother and sister-in-law, Gerald and Marion Fontaine, all of Utica. Steve was also blessed with other relatives residing in Hibbing, St. Cloud, St. Paul, and Minneapolis, Minnesota, as well as Virginia, New York, Ohio, Massachusetts, Florida, and Vermont. His extended family includes many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, and in-laws. He was blessed with the very loyal friendship of Thomas and Beatrice Rabbia, and Anthony and Carol Carzo who have shown such love and support. He was predeceased by an infant sister, Santina Fontaine; brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Lucy Fontaine, Albert and Shirley Fontaine, and Mario and Monica Fontaine; his special nephew, Gary Fontaine; and his brother-in-law, Liberty Leo.

Visitation will be held on Monday (today) from 4:30-7:30 at the Eannace Funeral Home, Inc., 932 South St., Utica, NY 13501. Salvatore’s funeral service and Celebration of Life will commence on Tuesday morning at 11:00 from the funeral home and at 12:00 noon at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel/Blessed Sacrament Parish where his Mass of Christian Burial will be offered by Rev. Felix Colosimo. Interment will take place in Calvary Cemetery.

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