Robert “Bob” Dominique Fontaine

AUBURN – Robert “Bob” Dominique Fontaine, 83, of 100 Campus Ave., formerly of Roslin Ave., in Lewiston passed away Monday, July 19, 2021, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Lewiston on May 14, 1938, a son of the late Lorenzo and Yvette Fontaine. He was educated in local schools and graduated from St. Dominic’s High School in 1957. He always enjoyed reminiscing about his hockey and baseball days at St. Dom’s. On May 7, 1960, he married Patricia Leblanc at Holy Cross Church and together they spent 44 years until her untimely death in 2004. Bob worked many years in the automotive industry prior to his retirement from the City of Lewiston Public Works Department. He enjoyed time at his camp in Rangeley with family and friends, always talking about his hunting days with his brother, Norman, spending time with friends out to breakfast, and attending the Maniacs games. He was a social butterfly with everyone that he met. He loved his church family at East Auburn Baptist Church; it was a very important part of his life. He enjoyed the men’s breakfast, car shows, Sunday night Bible studies with the men’s group, and Sunday services. He is survived by his four children, Jackie (Al) Brann, Robert (Diane) Fontaine, Richard (Sarah) Fontaine, and Anne (Justin) Gasser. By four grandchildren, Matt (Ann) Jones, Justin and Connor Fontaine, and Harlee Gasser. Step grand-children Ari (Josh) Frechette and son Zeke, Adria (Jake) Lawson, Andrew Brann, Veda and Cohwen Leclerc. By two great grandchildren, Lizzie and Abby Jones. A sister Joanne (Bob) Baril, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Norman, and sisters Yvette Latuscha, and Rita Beaudoin. His brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dick and Jackie Small of Arizona. You are invited to offer condolences and pay tribute to Bob’s life by visiting his guest book at http://www.thefortingrouplewiston.com. A celebration of life will be held on Friday, July 23rd at 2 p.m., at East Auburn Baptist Church, 560 Park Avenue, in Auburn. Arrangements under the direction of The Fortin Group Funeral Homes, 70 Horton St., Lewiston 784-4584.

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