DEXTER – Edward F. LaFountain, 86, died July 30, 2004, at his Grove Street residence. He was born Nov. 21, 1917, at Salem, N.H., a son of Edward Thomas and Mary Ellen (Haley) LaFountain. He graduated from Haverhill, Mass., High School, and was employed for 31 years with the U.S. Postal Service, retiring in 1977. He served with the U.S. Army for a total of 34 years, during World War II, and with the Army Reserve from 1946 until 1977. He also served the town of Dexter in various capacities for more than 20 years. He was a communicant of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Dexter, and was a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus. He was a member of the Poulliot-Seavey Post No. 53 American Legion, and the Shirley B. Carter Post No. 4298 Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was also a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers. In addition to his wife, Geneva (Nadeau) LaFountain, he is survived by a son, Alan; both of Dexter; three daughters, Mary Jordan of Elmira, Ontario, Carole Shelton of Dexter, and Maureen Greeley of Pittsfield, N.H.; six grandchildren; one great-grandson. At his request, there will be no visiting hours. A memorial mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Dexter, with the Rev. Father Raymond Morency. Interment will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 343 Gorham Road, South Portland, ME 04106. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, Dexter.