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2550 Nebraska Avenue
Toledo, OH 43607
Phone: 419-534-2550
Fax: 419-534-2570
Preston Fontenet

Preston Fontenet Sr.

Aug 12, 1943 - Mar 31, 2019
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Preston J. Fontenet Sr., 75, was born August 12, 1943, in Franklin, Louisiana to Wilbert and Irene Fontenet. Preston retired from Dohler-Jarvis after 28 years due to illness. He departed this life on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio.

Preston was married 50 years to Bernice (Lee) Fontenet. To this union two children were born, Preston J. Fontenet Jr. and Jennifer M. Wiley. Preston loved his family, blues, the Cleveland Browns, his Jehovah Witness family, and his wife's cooking.

Preston is preceded in death by his parents, sister, five brothers, and son-in-law.

Preston leaves to cherish his memory, wife, Bernice Fontenet; son, Preston (Vera) J. Fontenet Jr; daughter, Jennifer M. Wiley; brothers, Donnie (Idella), Henry (Eliza), Harold, from Verdunville, Louisiana, and Rayfield (Octavia) Fontenet from Franklin, Louisiana; eight grandchildren; four great grands; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
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  • Visitation

    April 8, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    April 8, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    The House of Day Funeral Services Chapel
    2550 Nebraska Avenue
    Toledo, Ohio 43607
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    April 9, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    April 9, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
    The House of Day Funeral Services Chapel
    2550 Nebraska Avenue
    Toledo, Ohio 43607
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    April 9, 2019 | 12:00pm
    April 9, 2019 12:00pm
    The House of Day Funeral Services Chapel
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Susan Schwind

Posted at 11:09am
Bernie, Not sure if you remember me but I worked in Respiratory Care at Toledo Hospital. My names Sue Schwind (SueSue), and I had the privilege of taking care of Preston . What a kind, sweet man. So sorry to hear of his passing . May he Rest In Peace and May perpetual light shine upon him.

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Marilyn lambert

Posted at 06:03pm
Dear Family of Preston,
May you find comfort in the memories of your loved one. And may the God of all comfort you in your time of grief.
Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Lambert
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