Jeannette “Jean” (Dennehy) Fantone
Age 89, of Lynnfield, MA died Friday, November 30, 2018. Mrs. Fantone was preceded in death by her beloved husband, the late Joseph C. Fantone, Jr., daughter Jeannette Fantone Newton, sister Carolyn Pokorny, and brothers Paul, Robert, and Edward Dennehy. She is survived by four of her five children: Joseph C. Fantone, III and his wife Rosalind of Ann Arbor, MI, Stephen D. Fantone and his wife Elizabeth “Betsy” of Lynnfield, MA, Julia C. Jacobs and her husband Clifford Jacobs of Billerica, MA, Raymond C. Fantone and his wife Ann Watson of Blythewood, SC; and by her son-in-law, Brian Newton of New Albany, OH. She is also survived by11 grandchildren and their spouses: Julia Anne Pritzel and her husband Dan Pritzel, Joseph C. “Jay” Fantone IV, Stephen J. Fantone, Dennis W. Fantone and his wife Danielle, Thomas Newton and his wife Rebekah, Jeannette Newton, Robert Newton, Clifford Jacobs, Jr., Michelle Fantone, Rebecca Fantone, and Erin Jeannette Fantone. She is also survived by three great grandchildren: Eliza Jane Pritzel, Heidi Anne Pritzel, and Josephine “Josie” Jeannette Fantone. Her funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., WAKEFIELD on Saturday, January 12 at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, corner of Grove and Salem Streets, Lynnfield at 10 a.m. Interment, Forest Hill Cemetery, Lynnfield. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday, January 11 from 3-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Francis Catholic School Annual Appeal are appreciated because they reflect Jeannette’s strong commitment to both her Catholic faith and education and also support her granddaughter Julia Fantone Pritzel’s work there as Principal and Educator. The address is: St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School, Development Office, 2270 E. Stadium Boulevard, Ann Arbor, MI 48104.