Born in Fall River, he was the son of the late Arthur W. and Blanche E. (Hebert) Fontaine. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Grace Church, Westport and a World War II Army veteran.
Mr. Fontaine was a dedicated family man and had worked for Fall River Tool & Die Co., Inc. for 46 years.
He is survived by two sons, Richard P. Fontaine of Brockton and William A. Fontaine of Westport; two daughters, Paulette J. Fontaine of Brighton and Michele B. Fontaine and her partner Gary L. Cross of San Francisco; and two sisters, Blanche A. Dugal of Fall River and Irene Fontaine of Swansea. He was the brother of the late Oscar Fontaine and Louis A. Fontaine.