Madelyn ‘Maggie’ LaFountain, 79, of Bridport


BRIDPORT – Madelyn “Maggie” (Fitzgerald) LaFountain, 79, passed away April 23, 2024, at her home.

Madelyn was born on March 25, 1945, to Evelyn and Earl Fitzgerald of Rutland, VT.

She married Wilfred (Willy) LaFountain on April 28, 1962, and they raised their five children together until he passed away on Nov. 30, 1998. They always enjoyed many trips to Las Vegas during their 36 years of marriage. She also enjoyed her weekly bowling nights and her weekends spent visiting local garage sales.

In addition to her husband, she is predeceased by her grandson, Joshua LaFountain.

She is survived by her five children: Linda LaFountain of Vergennes, Vt.; Minda Brown of Bridport, Vt.; Wilfred LaFountain, Jr. (Boomer) of Middlebury, Vt.; Brenda Sampson of Middlebury, Vt.; and Andrea LaFountain of Bridport, Vt.; as well 12 grandchildren, and 23 great-grandchildren.

Despite her health challenges, she enjoyed her many animals over the years and watching her favorite cop TV shows. Most importantly, she enjoyed visits from her children and grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at Sanderson Funeral Home, 117 S. Main Street, Middlebury, Vt., on Friday, May 3, at 11 a.m. Calling hours will precede the service beginning at 10 a.m.  ◊


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