Theresa M. Fountain

Female 1926 - 2015


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  • Name  Theresa M. Fountain 
    Born  19 Jan 1926  Soldier's Memorial Hospital, Orillia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  21 Nov 2015  Toronto, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I01057  Lee,Harrington,Clarke,Doherty & Extended Family Trees
    Last Modified  6 Feb 2016 

    Father  Albert Peter Fountain,   b. 27 Jun 1892, Mara Township, Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1944, St. Columbkille's Cemetery, Uptergrove, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Irene Mary Clarke,   b. 01 Jul 1901, Mara Township, Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Aug 1981, St. Columbkille's Cemetery, Uptergrove, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Nov 1921  St. Columbkille's Church, Uptergrove Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F00170  Group Sheet

    Family  Francis K. McGowan,   b. 07 Aug 1923,   d. 26 Nov 1981, St. Columbkille's Cemetery, Uptergrove Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  05 Oct  St. Columbkille's Church, Uptergrove Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Genealogical Notes 
    • * news article
    Family ID  F00422  Group Sheet

  • Genealogical Notes 
    • PACKET & TIMES
      UPTERGROVE, 1940
      Jack Ainsworth, Belva Ainsworth, Sadie Anderson (Hon.); Mary Barbour (Hon.); Daniel Brooks, Olive Brooks (Hon.); Basil Clarke, Russell Cooper (Hon.); Mabel Crosby, Ivan Douglas, Immelda Flood, Theresa Fountain, Virginia Glenn (Hon.); Edgar Gray, Thomas Hannon, George Horner, Martha Johnston (Hon.); Edith Judd (Hon.); Jimmy Juffs (Hon.); Ann Marie Mahoney, Jack McCann (Hon.); Catherine Mangan; Michael McDonnell, Bernadette McIsaac (Hon.); Gladys McLaughlin, Kenneth McNabb (Hon.); Orville Morrison, Thomas Morris, William Paige (Hon.); Betty Powell, Melville Simcoe, Rosemary Simpson, James Smith, Russull Smith, Stuart Stevens, George Wilson.

      Marriage Announcement:
      McGowan--Fountain
      At St. Columbkille's church, Uptergrove, decorated with pink and white gladioli, was the setting on Saturday, October 5, for the ceremony of Theresa Fountain, daughter of Mrs. Albert Fountain and the late Mr. Fountain, of Uptergrove, to Francis McGowan, of Toronto, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred McGowan of Brechin. The Rev. Father Nealon performed the ceremony and Mr. Francis Egan of Orillia, played the wedding music and sany Ava Maria during the signing of the register.
      The bride, given in marriage by her brother Edward James Fountain of Uptergrove, looked lovely in a traditional wedding gown of white slipper satin, long tight sleeves with points over the hands slight train and heart shaped shirred headdress from which fell her finger tip veil. She carried a cascade bouquet of red roses. She was attended by her sister, Miss Anna Fountain, as maid of honour, in a gown of pink sheer with matching shirred headdress and shoulder length veil and carried a cascade of Joanna Hill roses. Miss Norine McGowan of Orillia, sister of the groom was bridesmaid in a gown of blue net over taffeta with shirred headdress and shoulder length veil and carried a cascade of pink roses.
      Mr. Jack McGowan, brother of the groom, of Toronto, was the best man. The ushers were Mr. Jack Fountain, brother of the bride, Mr. Clifford McGowan, brother of the groom.
      At the reception held at the cottage of her aunts, Mrs. McDermott of Toronto, and Mrs. Oatsill of Detroit, Mrs. Fountain, the bride's mother received the guests in navy blue crepe with navy accessories and red rose corsage, assisted by the groom's mother in fushia crepe dress, black accessories with corsage of Joanna Hill roses.
      For a honeymoon trip by motor to points south the bride and groom travelled in identical brown gabardine suits and the bride wore a corsage of talisman roses.
      They will reside in Toronto.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Obituary, Orillia Packet and Times.
      Theresa (nee Fountain) McGowan
      McGOWAN, Theresa (nee Fountain) - Passed away at the Humber River Regional Hospital, Toronto on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the age of 89. Theresa, beloved wife of the late Frank McGowan. Sister of Albert Fountain and predeceased by Edward James (Jay) Fountain, John (Jack) Fountain, Anne Harrington, Joan Metherel, Kathleen Lee, Yvonne (Bonnie) McDonnell and Mike Fountain. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. The late Theresa McGowan will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St., N., Orillia on Thursday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 P.M. Then to St. Columbkille's Church, Uptergrove for Mass of Christian Burial on Friday morning, November 27, 2015 at 11:00 AM. Interment to follow at St. Columbkille's Cemetery, Uptergrove. Parish Prayers will be said in the chapel on Thursday evening at 6:45 PM. If desired, Memorial Donations to the charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcome at www.mundellfuneralhome.com


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