August 21, 1931 – November 1, 2018
James Fonseca Jr, 87, of Newburg, Oregon, passed away 1 November, 2018 at Hughes Home assisted living facility. He was born August 21, 1931 to James Fonseca Sr and Rose Fonseca (Viera). James graduated from New Bedford High School in 1948. He retired from the United States Army after 20 years in 1970 in Albuquerque New Mexico. He then moved to Oregon in 1976 and retired from the sawmill in 2005. James is survived by his daughters, Eileen Daniel (Fonseca), Anita Cortez (Fonseca), four grandchildren, Dolores Babcock (White), Michelle Tostado (White), Monica Foreman (Cortez) Jennifer Cortez; and 11 great-grandchildren: Danielle, Jack, Clifton, Joseph, Marco, Aiyana, Ariel, Monrovia, Isabella, Camilla, and Genaro. He is also survived by his previous wives and their children, Maria Marcus (Padilla) son William Mora, and Janice Sanders, Michael Etherly, Celeste Etherly and David Etherly. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his siblings, Carlotta Pena, and Irene Fonseca. A memorial ceremony will be held at Mullins and Thompson funeral home. James family would like to say "Thank You" to Hughes Home for their care during his final years. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Mary Washington Hospice, 2300 Fall Hill Avenue, Suite 401, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.
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