John Fountain

Obituary of John S. Fountain

John S Fountain, 92, passed away on 1/19/2019 in Cape May, NJ. Born to Marjory and Rhea Fountain Sr. on 4/29/1926 in Newton, NJ. A lifelong NJ resident, he was the last brother of 4 to serve in the Army, the Greatest Generation of WWII. A handsome man with baby blue eyes, he enjoyed life married to Jennie Mycek and together raised 3 children, Kathy Passarelli, Craig Fountain and Sandy Williams. Also a Granddad to 7 and Great Grandad to 6. Jack, as he was known to all, worked for years at VandenHeuvel and Fountain as an Insurance Agent in Branchville, NJ. He was on the Sussex Co Board of Directors, VFW member, helped start the Sparta Ambulance Squad and many more volunteer services in Sussex County. In his earlier years, Jack was an avid reader, a long political opinion writer in the "letters to the Editor" section of the NJ Herald, Model A car enthusiast, a great cook and an outdoorsman and traveler in his motorhome. The last 22 years was spent with wonderful, amazing Loretta Schellinger who he loved dearly. Services will be privately held. Condolences can be shared at
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