Mrs. Elizabeth May (Lema) Fountain, age 78 of Raynham, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 25th 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Wife of the late Robert Fountain. Mrs. Fountain was born on January 5, 1941 to the late Mary E. (Silvia) DeCastro and Manuel Lema. Mrs Fountain was raised and educated throughout the Raynham schools and was a lifelong town resident. Prior to her retirement, she worked for the Department of Developmental Services for many years.
Mrs. Fountain loved to spend her time with her loving family, whether it was going out to eat or spending a night out on the town dancing. She also enjoyed cooking and relaxing by the water.
Beloved mother of Donna A Seaman and her husband David, of Taunton, and Helen M. Pereira-Medeiros and her husband Denilson Medeiros, of Raynham. Sister of Manuel Lema and Barbara Monteiro. Cherished grandmother of Joseph Silva Jr., Kenneth Pereira, Nicholas Pereira and the late Jessica Silva. Great grandmother of Kody and Kourtney Pereira.
Visiting hours will be held in the Riendeau-Mulvey Funeral Home, 467 Bay St., Taunton, on Saturday, June 1st 2019, from 4:00PM to 5:30PM. A Mass will follow at 6:00PM in the Holy Family Parish, 372 Middleboro Ave, East Taunton. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.r-mfh.com. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made in Elizabeth’s name to Holy Ghost Society, 545 Middleboro Ave., East Taunton, MA 02718 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.