N. Grosvenordale – Mrs. Stella A. (Fournier) Lafontaine, 90, formerly of First St. died Saturday August 8, 2009 in Matulaitis Nursing Home. Born April 3, 1919 in Fitchburg MA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Agnes (Daigle) Fournier. Mrs. Lafontaine was the wife of the late Wilbrod C. Lafontaine who died in September of 2008.
Mrs. Lafontaine worked as an assembler for Bentley Shoe. She was a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary. She enjoyed knitting and reading in her spare time.
Stella is survived by two sons, Normand A. Lafontaine and his wife Caroline of Pelham NH, and Jean Lafontaine and his wife Doris of N. Grosvenordale; her sister, Noella Carita of Grosvenordale; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Friends and relatives are invited to visit with Stella’s family on Tuesday August 11, 2009 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm in Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale CT. A gathering will begin at 9:00 am on Wednesday August 12, 2009 in the funeral home, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Joseph’s Church. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be to Matulaitis Nursing Home, 10 Thurber Rd., Putnam, Ct 06260.