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Jack Fonte Sr.

March 21, 2006
Jack Fonte Sr.
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Jack Fonte Sr., 84, of Ludlow was called safely home to be with God on Tuesday March 21, 2006. Born in Ludlow he was a lifelong resident, graduating from Ludlow High school where he was a three sport athlete, he was the former owner of the Unity Market and most recently retired from Mott’s Shop-Rite Inc. Jack was a United States Navy Veteran serving his country honorably in WWII aboard the USS Cruiser Savannah. He was a faithful communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church, a player and manager for the Lusitano Soccer Club for three decades, co-founder of the Lusitano Alumni and Fan Club and will fondly be remembered for his contributions and love in promoting the game of soccer. Jack leaves his beloved wife of 65 years Celestina (Goncalves) Fonte of Ludlow; loving sons Jack Fonte Jr. of Ludlow and James Fonte of West Springfield; cherished grandchildren Lisa Chaves, Jackie Breault, James Fonte Jr. and Michelle Fonte; great-grandchildren Adron, Anthony, Alexia, Ryley Rose, Christian and Nicholas; and his caring sister Clementina Fonte of Ludlow. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 24, 2006 at 8:00am from the Ludlow Funeral Home with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 9:00am in Our Lady of Fatima Church followed by burial with full military honors in St. Aloysius Cemetery. Visiting hours are on Thursday evening from 4-8pm. Donations may be made in Jack’s memory to Quabog Valley Hospice 42B Wright St. Palmer, MA. 01069.

Donations may be made in Jack’s memory to Quabog Valley Hospice 42B Wright St. Palmer, MA. 01069.

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