Brandi Lafontaine

Brandi A. Lafontaine (Barnes)

Saturday, May 2nd, 1970 - Friday, June 12th, 2020
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Brandi A. Lafontaine, 50, a resident of South Stream Road, Pownal, died tragically on Friday, June 12, 2020 following an accident at her home.

Born in Bennington on May 2, 1970, she was the daughter of Michael Barnes and Helen Carrier. She received her early education in the Hoosick Falls and Oregon schools and was a graduate of Cambridge, NY High School.

Brandi married David C. Lafontaine on June 28, 2003 in Bennington.

At the time of her death Brandi was employed by the Abby Group at the Mt. Anthony Middle School in Bennington. A lover of horses for her entire life, Brandi was a licensed horse trainer who worked at Wilden’s Run Farm in Pownal. In addition to her horses her favorite past times were spent camping and socializing with her family and friends.

Survivors include her husband, David C. Lafontaine of Pownal; three children, Jessica and Robert Altiery of Hoosick Falls, NY and David J. Lafontaine of Pownal; two grandchildren, Aaliyah and Dax; her father, Michael Barnes (Diane), of Klamath Falls, Oregon; her mother, Helen Carrier of Shaftsbury; two sisters, Crystal Penny of Texas and Dani Thompson of Shaftsbury and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Friends may call at the Mahar & Son Funeral Home on Friday June 19, 2020 from 11:00 to 1:00 when the family will be in attendance.

Burial will follow at the family lot in Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, where committal services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m.

Following the committal friends are invited to a pot luck sharing and bonfire at Dave & Brandi’s home.

Should friends desire memorial contributions in Brandi Lafontaine’s memory may be made to the family through the office of the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, June 19th, 2020 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Friday, June 19th, 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm
    E. P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
    628 Main Street
    Bennington, Vermont 05201
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  • Interment

    Friday, June 19th, 2020 | 1:30pm
    Friday, June 19th, 2020 1:30pm
    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Route 7
    Pownal, Vermont 05261
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J. Morse

Posted at 04:10pm
So sorry for your loss. May the Lord bring you comfort during this time.

Alex DeSamsonow

Posted at 12:44pm
I am so very sorry about the loss of David's wife Brandi. I never met Brandi, but know David and his parents and again I am sorry for this loss. God rest her soul, and comfort this family.

Alex deSamsonow

Steve, Cathy and Cindy Brown (Cousins)

Posted at 03:46pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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