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Born: Jun 29, 1948

Date of Passing: Jul 21, 2020

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It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Larry Anthony Fontaine on July 21, 2020 at the age of 72 years.
Larry leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Jean; his children, Phyllis, Norbert, Susanne and Blaine; grandchildren, Gillis, Bailey, Riley, Carly, Tyndall, Jean-Claude, Elize, Albita, Julio, Ellianna, Marco and Maggie; his great-grandchildren, Lyila, Annamae, Aries, Aven and Lilith; brothers, sisters and numerous relatives.
He was predeceased by his parents, Felix and Elize Fontaine; his daughter Lori; sister Isabelle; his niece Cindy Guimond; nephew Dustin Fontaine and his many aunts and uncles, most recently his uncle Howard.
Larry was born in Fort Alexander on June 28, 1948. He attended the Fort Alexander Residential School. He married his wife Jean on May 15, 1970 and just recently celebrated their 50th Anniversary. Larry worked many years up in the North making ice roads. He made many friends while working in the North. Later in life, he worked in Sagkeeng as Maintenance at Anicinabe School until he could no longer work.
Wake services have started at his residence, 814 North Shore Road, Sagkeeng First Nation, MB. Funeral service is being held at the St. Alexander Roman Catholic Church, Sagkeeng First Nation, MB on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at a later date.
Condolences may be sent to the family c/o Spirit Road Funeral Services Inc. PO Box 200, Fort Alexander, MB R0E 0P0, 204-340-6490 or friends may leave a message of sympathy at

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 25, 2020

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • Please accept our condolences for the loss of a very nice man. Was very saddened to see his notice in the obituaries. - Posted by: Dianne and Kendra (Winnipeg Hearing) on: Jul 30, 2020

  • Sincere condolences to Jean and the rest of the family. Larry was a good friend of Choosup (Joe Dorie) and our family. The St. Bernard, Benji, he gave us when we first moved to Sagkeeng was a great addition to our family. May Larry's angel wings guide him safely to his eternal home. - Posted by: Bird Family (Friends) on: Jul 25, 2020

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