John E. Fontaine, 74, of Waldo passed away June 25, 2017, in Belfast. He was born Nov. 24, 1942, in Coventry, R.I., the son of John and Florence (Tafft) Fontaine. John loved being outdoors as well as hunting and fishing. In his spare time he enjoyed his time feeding his deer and playing with his Pomeranians. He will be forever in our hearts.

He was predeceased by his parents, sister Carol and brother Bob.

John is survived by his loving partner Donna Carr of Waldo; sons John Jr., Peter, David and Michael Fontaine, all of Rhode Island, and Everett Fontaine of Orland. John Paul, Frankie and Joe Carr; sister Marjorie Bailey of Coventry, R.I.; 19 grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren; and special dog Kisses.

Special thanks to the staff at Tall Pines for their care. Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at ripostafh.com.