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Richard M. Fontaine

February 9, 1947 - January 28, 2019

Burial Date: February 1, 2019

Richard M. Fontaine, 71, of Chicopee, died from a broken heart on Monday, January 28, 2019, eight months after his wife, Sandra Lee (Kennison) Fontaine died. He was a mechanic for Cummins & Tri State. Richard was born on February 9, 1947 in Springfield and was the son of the late Ronald and Edna (Lach) Fontaine. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and golfing. Richard coached baseball and played pitch in a league at the Tiger AC Club. He is survived by his son, Michael Fontaine of Whittier, CA; his brother, Thomas Fontaine and his wife, Barbara of Chicopee; nieces Kristy Reed and Kimberley Stewart and many other nieces and nephews. He also will miss his grand puppies, Bela and Phantom. Family and friends are invited to attend a funeral home service on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 6:30 pm at the Cierpial Memorial Funeral Home, 69 East St. in Chicopee Falls. Calling hours are on Friday evening from 4 to 7 pm.