Mary E. (LaChappelle) Fontes, 79, died Dec. 28, 2012, in Morton Hospital, Taunton.
She was born in Canterbury, Conn., daughter of the late George and Beatrice (Baynes) La Chappelle.
Mary was educated in Connecticut schools. She has been a resident of Norton for the past 31 years, formerly living in Taunton.
She worked for the Daniel F. McNearney Insurance Agency in the Middleboro office for 35 years and for the past 13 years she has been employed by the Celia Insurance Agency, in Raynham. Mary was an active volunteer for the Nine Lives of Norton for many years.
Mary leaves her children Donna and her husband Al Riva of Raynham and Allen and his wife Jonna Calhoun of Georgia; her grandchildren Tracey and her husband Kevin Angeley of Berkley and Samuel Calhoun of Georgia; her great-grandchildren Karley Angeley of Berkley; her siblings Ronald, Donald, Geoffrey, Frank, Belle, Beth, Roberta, Terry and Delores; and her close friends Sandy and Lynn.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours Friday, Jan 4. 2013, from 4 to 8 p.m., in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton. Interment will be held in the family lot in Westminster Cemetery, Canterbury, Conn., Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at noon.
Donations in Mary's memory may be made to Nine Lives of Norton, 84 Hill Street, Norton, MA.