Eduardo J. Fontes

1933 ∼ 2020

Eduardo J. Fontes

Eduardo J. Fontes, 87, of Wareham and Quincy, died Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at his home in Wareham after a long illness.  He was the husband of Joan R. (Roderick) Fontes.

Born in Santa Catarina, Fogo, Cape Verde, Mr. Fontes came to the United States in 1960.  A resident of the Oakdale section of Wareham and Quincy, he was the proud owner of Fontes Barber Shop in Dorchester where he could be found working seven days a week.

Survivors include his wife Joan; his son, Benjamin A. Fontes and his wife Lynn of Hamden, CT; his grandchildren, Lily Fontes and Walter Fontes; his siblings, Marcelina Veiga, Jose Santos Fontes, and Catarina Veiga all of Randolph, and Joaquim Fontes of Pawtucket, RI.  He was predeceased by his siblings, the late Marcelino Fontes, Pedro Fontes, Aquinaldo Fontes and Antonio Fontes.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy. (Rt. 28), Wareham on Mon., Oct. 19, 2020 from 5 – 8 PM.  (Appropriate COVID-19 protocol will be observed including the use of face masks, social distancing.  Wait times in line may vary due to temporary limited capacity).  Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tues., Oct. 20, 2020 at St. Patrick’s Church, 82 High St., Wareham at 10 AM.  Interment will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Wareham.


Monday, October 19, 2020
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Chapman, Cole, and Gleason Funeral Home - Wareham
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Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 10:00 AM

St. Patrick’s Church - Wareham
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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

St. Patrick Cemetery - Wareham
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Eduardo J. Fontes

1933 ∼ 2020

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