Gilles R. Fontaine

July 10, 2022

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Obituaries » Gilles R. Fontaine

Gilles Roland Fontaine, 67, of Hardwick, peacefully passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, July 10, 2022. He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Lynette Bellavance Fontaine, their sons and their wives, grandchildren and extended family. Gilles was born in Thetford Mines, Canada in 1954 and moved to Vermont in 1959. He attended Walden Star School and Hardwick Academy. When Gilles wasn’t working, he enjoyed working, spending time with his horses, hunting and fishing with his sons, working some more, western movies, French music, visiting his hometown, traveling, and chasing his grandkids. Calling hours were held Thursday, July 14, at the des Groseilliers Funeral Home. A Graveside Service was held on Friday, July 15, 2022 at 11 a.m. in Fairview Cemetery, followed by a luncheon at the American Legion in Hardwick. In lieu of flowers we invite you to make a donation to Hardwick Rescue Squad or NEK Council on Aging. Online condolences and memories may be shared at

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