Matamoras Rod & Gun Club




Eugene W. Fountain, age 83 of Shohola, Pennsylvania, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Morristown, New Jersey. He was born on August 12, 1929 in Montague, New Jersey, the son of the late, Lewis and Lula Conklin Fountain.

Gene proudly served our country during the Korean War, with the U.S. Army. Gene was a retired truck driver for Rupp Southern Tier in Middletown, NY and the Ewbank Co., in Matamoras, PA. He was a member of Local #445 Union in Newburgh, NY, life member of the Matamoras Rod & Gun Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors and woodworking.

Eugene married Ellen M. Gosch Fountain, who survives at home. He is also survived by his two daughters, Joan McBride and her husband, Ray of Port Jervis, and Carol Gillen and her husband, Jerry of Middletown, NY; his three sons: Paul Fountain and his wife, Bettie of Shohola, Bill Fountain and his wife, Pat of Shohola and Michael Fountain of Portland, OR; his sister, Minnie Storms of Sussex, NJ, eight grandchildren: Rebecca, Bridget, Ray Jr., Brian, Adam, Dawn, Meghan, and Jerry, Jr. seven great grandchildren: Kylie, Blake, Chase, Kayla, Joey, Nicholas and Aiden and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son, Gary Fountain his brother, Lewis Fountain and his four nephews.

Friends may call Wednesday, February 27th from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Joseph Iannone officiating. Interment will take place at Milford Cemetery, Milford, PA at a later time.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Center, 2010 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA 18509.

Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc.; for information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit