New London, NH-Joanne Fontaine, 76, of Pleasant Street died Friday, August 16, 2019 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.
She was born April 29, 1943 in Barre, VT the daughter of Maurice Fontaine and Phyllis Fontaine Dow. At an early age the family moved to Corinth, VT where she attended Cookeville Grade School. Mrs. Fontaine was a 1960 graduate of Bradford (VT) Academy, and later attended Champlain Business School in Burlington, VT.
On October 12, 1961 she married Richard Pushee, and they were divorced in 1974. On July 12, 1980 in Piermont, NH she married Robert Marcott who survives. Mrs. Fontaine had been a private duty caregiver for many years for families in the Upper Valley. She enjoyed camping, cooking, scrap booking, and spending time with her family.
Besides her husband of New London, NH, she is survived by one daughter, Robyn (Peter) Falso of Campton, NH, three sons, Wade (Pamela Charlesworth) Pushee of North Haverhill, NH, Shawn (Ann) Pushee of North Haverhill, NH, and Lance (Sally) Pushee of Leesburg, FL, 8 grandsons, 8 great-grandchildren, a brother, Arthur Fontaine of Palo Alto, CA, a sister, Mary Clark of West Fairlee, VT, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by a brother, Maurice Fontaine.
Private funeral services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Donations in Mrs. Fontaine’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, VT Division, PO Box 42040, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Arrangements are by Hale Funeral Home in Bradford, VT.