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August 27, 2013

Wayne R. Lafountain

ALTONA — Mr. Wayne R. Lafountain, 65, of Devils Den Road in Altona, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2013, at the Aria Torresdale Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa. with his wife of 43 years, Peggy (LeClair) Lafountain and family by his side. He was born in Plattsburgh on March 27, 1948, the son of the late Norman and Lillian (Lashway) Lafountain.

Wayne was a retired roofer. He enjoyed his time with his family especially playing kickball and playing cards with his grandkids. Four wheeling was a passion Wayne shared with his wife and kids. He will be remembered for his rides in the Altona and Mooers parades and pulling Santa at Feinberg Park. He also enjoyed plowing snow in the winter.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Peggy (LeClair) Lafountain; two sons and their spouses, Brent Lafountain and companion Sarah, Clay and Michelle Lafountain; his brothers and their spouses, Gerald and Loretta Lafountain, Norman and Sandy Lafountain, Clarence and Paulette Lafountain; his sisters in-law; Lorraine Lafountain and Wanda Lafountain, his mother in-law; Virginia LeClair; his grandchildren, Brittany and Abby, Aleyah and Hunter; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his son, Cory; granddaughter, Alexys Rose; a sister, Mildred Lashway; brothers, Kenneth, Larry, Maynard and Sonny Lafountain; and father in-law, Eugene LeClair.

Calling hours will be at 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday August 27, 2013, at the Brown Funeral Home in Altona, N.Y. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 28, at Holy Angels Church in Altona. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home 3123 Miner Farm Road, Altona, NY, 12910.

Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com

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