Margaret E. (Donahue) Fontaine-Adams
1934 ∼ 2020
SFC Margaret E. (Donahue) Fontaine-Adams, 86, of West Yarmouth passed away peacefully at home on November 29th 2020.
She was the wife of the late Edward Adams. Margaret grew up in Brockton, attended Brockton schools and graduated Brockton High school. She then went on to attend John Robert Powers Modeling School. Margaret enlisted in the United States Navy. Later in life she joined the United States Army, making it a lifetime career and retiring as Sargent First Class. She received numerous medals throughout her career the Meritorious Service Medal was the medal she was the most proud about.
She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Irvena (Raymond) Sullivan and the late Henry Donahue.
She was the loving Mother of Robert Fontaine of Las Vegas, Nevada and Robyn Fontaine of Dennis, MA.
Margaret’s love for her grandchildren could never be expressed in words, she adored them to no end. Gabrielle Fontaine and fiancé Robert Crosby of Yarmouthport , Jesse Fontaine of West Yarmouth and Mariah Fontaine and fiancé Mason Gregoire also of West Yarmouth. Margaret was also the sister of the late Henry Donahue, Rhoda Brady and Shirley DeSisto. She is survived by a sister Brenda Springer and husband Thomas of Berkley, MA; Joseph Sullivan of FT Lauderdale, FL. She also leaves many nieces and nephews that were all very dear to her.
Margaret’s love for cooking was known by all, as she was known as a gourmet cook. She loved a good golf game back in the day and was an avid Red Sox fan. Most of all, she enjoyed her daily scratch tickets!! Margaret also leaves her daughter in law, Ann Fontaine who we would also like to thank for the wonderful loving care she gave our mother in her final days. We would also like to thank VNA/Hospice of Cape Cod for their wonderful care and support!
Per our Mother’s wishes, there will be no service. Burial will be held at the National Cemetery in Bourne with full military honors at a later date.
Margaret’s final wish was for all to get along and all to buy a scratch ticket in her memory.
Memorial donations can be made to VNA/Hospice of Cape Cod in our mother’s name.