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Airall Fontaine Dies at 60

Airall “Hobby” Fontaine, 60, loving son of Joseph Dyrell Fontaine (d. 2006) and Veronica Eusebe Fontaine (d. 1991), died Feb. 18, at Roy Lester Schneider Hospital and Medical Center. He was 60 years old.

He is survived by his sister and caretaker, Lynda Fontaine Augustine; brothers: Leslie JnoBaptiste and Derrick Fontaine Sr.; sisters-in-laws: Theresa Fontaine and Esonia Orozco; nephews and nieces: Ebonei Genus, Maria Fontaine, Jai JnoBaptiste, Derrick Fontaine Jr., Saralynn Augustine and Rhome JnoBaptiste; four great-nephews; five great nieces; special adoptive mother, Annie Williams; and countless uncles and aunts including: James Fontaine, Edward Fontaine, Isiah Eusebe, Jonas “Jojo” Eusebe, Noelise Bastian, Fernanda Eusebe, Wilsena Eusebe, Hilda Eusebe, Paulina Eusebe and Mary Fontaine.

He is also survived by many special cousins including: Joseph “Son” and Maria Etienne, Victoria “Toya” Etienne, Brenda Elie and Agnes Etienne, Pastor Damas and Rosmond Eloi; and a bountiful group of friends and co-workers including: Paulina Eloi, Mr. and Mrs. John Jowers and family, Ms. Brownlow, Ms. Plaskett, Mr. and Mrs. Farrell, Eboni Powell, and David (Fort Christian Museum).

There are so many family and friends, too numerous to mention, near and far who had such a wonderful and lasting impact on Airall’s life. He loved them all and he appreciated every memorable moment he spent with them. Airall loved life, food, work, music, church and landscaping. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

A viewing will be held from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. A second viewing will be held at 10 a.m. followed by funeral services at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 1, at Living Word Family Ministries. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.

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