Helen D. Fontinel, 79

TAMA – Helen Darlene Fontinel, 79, of Buford, Ga., formerly of Tama, passed away on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 at 2:15 a.m. at Emory University Medical Center in Atlanta, Ga. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama with the Rev. Michael D. Lombardo, Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Wayne, N.J. officiating. Interment will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Tama. Visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 14 from 8 a.m. until the time of service at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama.

Survivors include her children, Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Fontinel, of Dacula, Ga.; Rose Ann Fontinel, of Manchester, Mo.; Rhea Fontinel, of Eau Claire, Wis.; Barbara Fontinel Yarar, of Wayne, N.J.; Mr. and Mrs. Lance (Katherine) Fontinel, of Monroe, Ga.; and Lucia Fontinel, of Malden, Mass.; and 11 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter, Michaela Cookson.

Memorials may be directed to Winship Melanoma & Skin Cancer Fund, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, 1440 Clifton Rd., Suite 170, Atlanta, GA 30322. Mail for the family can be sent to: The Fontinel Family, c/o Aaron Fontinel, 2287 Hamilton Mill Parkway, Dacula, GA 30019.