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Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Friday January 7th, 2022
4:00pm - 5:00pm

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Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Friday January 7th, 2022
5:00pm

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Bruce Fontaine

Bruce R. Fontaine, 64, of Baldwinville, died peacefully Wednesday, December 22, 2021, in UMass Memorial Medical Center—University Campus, Worcester.

Born in Gardner on February 2, 1957, he was the son of the late Wilfred E and Dorothy (Reed) Fontaine. Bruce was the Owner and Auto Mechanic at Fontaine’s Garage for many years prior to his retirement in 2013.

Bruce was a car enthusiast. He spent a lot of time repairing his own cars, and rebuilding cars. Bruce had a knack for building things for around the house and cooking. He loved to take “Sunday Drives” where he visited many places throughout his life and taking his dogs for walks. Bruce’s most treasured time, though, was spent with his family.

Bruce is survived by his wife of 36-years, Janette M. (Gallant) Fontaine of Baldwinville; two sons, Jason Fontaine and his wife Melody of Ludlow and Michael Fontaine of Baldwinville; two grandchildren, Cassidy and Bradley Radziewicz; a great-grandchild, Adeline Cruz; two brothers, Wayne Fontaine and his wife Cindy of Otter River, and Joseph Fontaine and his significant other Cindy Meunier of West Virginia; a sister, Sherry Fontaine and her significant other John Whipple of Baldwinville; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by a sister, Kathleen Hayn Lata.

Funeral Services will be held, Friday, January 7, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA.

A Calling Hour will be held, Friday January 7, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Templeton Rescue Services, 1 Elm Street, Templeton, MA 01436 or to the Templeton Food Pantry, 16 Senior Drive, Templeton, MA 01436. Please reference in memory of Bruce R. Fontaine.


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Guestbook

Janette, Jason, Michael, We will always remember Bruce laughing when he grilled, his love for weekend rides at Lake Dennison and great fires when camping.

Love and sympathy Ron and Sandy Jan 3 2022 11:36 AM

Well , this is MassVocals send condolence , yet another classmate dearly departed , ... i remember the tree house we was kind being kids looking at ourselves dreaming of future god these photos today would not recognize us if we seen ourselves today then . I hope you held on to insensible and the impressionable in your reality we take only our memories nothing here matters many never see this . Don't forget fee to cross . other wise your be lost ,

MassVocals Dec 29 2021 1:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Bruce Fontaine

T. & Nancy Betourney Dec 29 2021 11:09 AM

Dear Janette ,Jason and Michael, We are very deeply saddened by Bruce's passing. He was an honest, hardworking and just about one of the greatest and friendliest guys you could ever meet. He will always be missed.
Always in Our Thoughts and Prayers,
Joe and Denise Kuehl
Rocco and Joey

Denise Kuehl Dec 28 2021 8:41 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. i will always remember Bruce's laugh, Love you guys,

Brenda Lynn Gallant Dec 28 2021 7:12 PM