MOUNT VERNON — William “BJ” Fontaine, 21, of Columbus and formerly of Mount Vernon and Renton, Washington, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born Aug. 28, 1996 in Columbus, Ohio the son of Larry and Shauna (Terry) Fontaine.

Besides his parents, BJ is survived by two sisters, Isabella Fontaine and Adeline Fontaine both of Mount Vernon; paternal grandparents, Larry and Judith Fontaine of Seattle, Washington; maternal grandparents, William and Phyllis Terry of Hilliard; aunts and uncles, Peter (Wendy) Fontaine and Sheila (Dan) Wehner; cousins, Daniel (Megan) Wehner, Bethany Wehner and Thomas Wehner.

Friends may call Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

Memorial contributions in BJ’s name may be made to the Freedom Center, 106 E. Gambier St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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