Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home

46 Water Street, Milford, MA 01757
Telephone: 508-473-0513
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Elena M. (Femina) Fontana, 83,

     Elena M. (Femina) Fontana, 83, of Milford, passed away Friday, January 30, 2015 in Milford Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Frank E. Fontana Jr. who passed away in 1987. She was born in Milford, daughter of the late Pellegrino and Giovannina (Renzulli) Femina and was a lifelong Milford resident. She was a graduate and Valedictorian of the Milford High school class of 1949. Mrs. Fontana retired in 1978 from the former Home National Bank where she was employed as a bank teller. 
She was a past president of the Sacred Heart Women’s Club, a communicant of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, a member of the Red Hat Society and a member of the Milford Senior Center.
She is survived by her sons, Frank E. Fontana III and his wife Rosemary of Franklin, John C. Fontana and his wife Suzanne of Milford, one sister Lucy Caron of Peabody, sister-in-law Florence Bigelow of Westwood and Bette Femina of Melbourne FL, along with several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her brother Anthony J. Femina and by her brother-in-laws Curtis B. Bigelow and Alfred C. Caron.   
The funeral will be held Friday, February 6, 2015 at 11:30 A.M. from the Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. Milford. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 12:30 P.M. in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 7 East Main St. Burial will follow in the parish Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held Thursday from 4 to 8 P.M.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Human Services of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 5 East Main St. Milford MA 01757 or to a charity of one’s choice.


Frank, my heart goes out to you, Rosemary, and your family. I will keep all of you in my prayers.
Andy Tenore

Frank, Rosemary, Greg, Vanessa and family We are very sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our prayers. May you rest in Peace Mrs. Fontana
Mike and Flo Taddeo

To the family of Elena M.Fontana, I would like to express my deepest condolences to your family at this time. May God provide comfort and peace to your family during this difficult time. At Isaiah 41:10 God says he will fortify you and will help you.May you find comfort in your loving memories of Mrs.Fontana.

Frank and john we are so sorry for the passing of your mother our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. May she RIP and God bless..
Doris and Tommy Ortla

Vanessa, Greg, Frank, John & families Elena was the best of the best. We have so many great memories of her and our mom Grace cooking together and just having fun.We will miss her everyday but know she's an angel in heaven. Judy Brown and Peggy Hale
Judy Brown

Frank, John, Vanessa, Greg and Families: We have the greatest memories of Elena. She was an angel of kindness. A fun-filled, lovely lady. Bonnie, Ken, and Debra Brewer
Bonnie Brewer

The pain will pass, the love will live on forever - my condolences on your loss.
Paula (Mason) Higgins, SMCHS 1973

I am so sorry, Vanessa , for the loss of your grandmother. I know how much she meant to you and your entire family. I am so glad I had the opportunity to meet her, she was definitely a sweetheart!
Tracie Carmel

John and family...heartfelt sympathy to you on your Mom's passing. Thoughts and prayers go out to you.
Penny and Jack Allen

Frank and family my deepest condolences for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.
Tod Graulich

Vanessa, Gene and I are so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.
Mary and Gene Appleton

So sorry for your loss Frank. Sending prayer to you, Rosemary and your entire family. May your sweet memories give you peace and love during this difficult time.
Anne Crawford

We would like to express our deepest sympothy for The Fontana Family, Relatives and Friends for their loss of Elena. With Love and Prayers, The Washers
Jeff,Veronica,Chris, and Arty

To the Fontana Family Prayers are being sent to you all, I enjoyed spending every Tuesday with your mom and helping her out, she will be missed but never forgotten.
phyliss gentile

Vanessa and your family, I am so sorry for your loss. I only met your Gram at your bridal shower but all the stories you would tell of her, I felt like I knew her for years. She will always be by your side.
Pamela O'Dell

i would like tp express my deepest sympathy to elena family iv known her from when she worked on exchange street what a lovely lady im so glad i had her as a friend may she be at peace
stammy coniaris

John we are very sorry for the loss of your mother .
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