Alexander “Andy/Alex” G. La Fountatine Jr. 56, of Robin Hill Rehabilitation, Deering and formerly of California, Winchester, and West Swanzey died on Monday, August 30, 2021, at Keene Center Genesis in Keene. After a period of declining health, he passed peacefully with the love of his family near him.
Alexander was born on June 25, 1965, in Clinton, MA, the son of the late Glenda L. (Plankey) and late Alexander G. La Fountaine Sr. He is the eighth child of a loving mother of ten.
He attended schools in Keene and Monadnock Regional High School. During his childhood enjoyed playing baseball with the local children.
Andy had a natural ability with his hands, doing different construction duties, and enjoyed drywalling. Always had a love for automobiles, blondes and Budweiser and Harley Davidson motorcycles.
After being in a motorcycle/vehicle accident in California, returning to New Hampshire. Alex was a loved resident at Robin Hill Rehabilitation, Deering for 21 years. His love for animals and especially dogs still carried on after his accident.
He was employed by Maine Auto, Hillsborough as a maintenance and technician assistant.
He enjoyed coffee at the local Dunkin’ Donuts, Hillsborough, and field trips with other residents and staff. During his many health issues, he always maintained a sense of humor.
Mr. La Fountaine was predeceased by his daughter Christina La Fountaine in 2008.
He is survived by his daughter Andrea Martin, formerly of Winchester. His siblings and their spouses: Dianne L. (Crowell/Whitney) Weston and her husband James of West Swanzey, Patricia “Pat” L. (Sheldon/Buckley) La Fountaine of West Swanzey, Laura L. (Cooper) Glossinger of Erie, PA, Carol L. (Cooper) Willett of North Swanzey, Denise F. (Ayotte/Slocum) Robbins and her husband James of Keene, June M. (Henderson) Fish and her husband Jay of Surry, Janet M. Roy and her husband David of Swanzey, Lorraine G. (Marrer) Austin and her husband Leroy “Mike” of Richmond, and Ronald D. La Fountaine of Winchester.
Andy/Alex is survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, extended family, and friends in MA and NH.
Observing the wishes of the family there are no calling hours. A private graveside service will be held Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 11 am, at the family lot at Monadnock View Cemetery, Park Ave., Keene, NH. Flowers will be graciously accepted. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Cremations, 46 S. Winchester St., W. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com