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August 02, 2019


FONTANA, JOSEPH L. of South Boston passed away on August 2, 2019 at 99 years old.

Beloved husband of the late Anna (O’Neil) Fontana. Devoted father of Mary Bailey and her late husband Jack Bailey, William Fontana and his wife Sheila, Joseph Fontana Jr. and his wife Ginny, Joan Lantz and her husband Robert, Kathy Fontana, Gerard Fontana and his companion Dede McLaughlin and the late Phyllis MacMurdo. Dear brother of Peter Fontana and the late Louis Fontana killed in action during WWII. Loving grandfather of 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Visiting Hours will be held at the Casper Funeral Home located at 187 Dorchester Street in South Boston on Tuesday, August 6 from 4 – 8 PM. Funeral Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church in North Quincy on Wednesday August 7th at 10 AM followed by interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Neponset.

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Casper Funeral Services
187 Dorchester Street
Boston, MA 02127