Keith Norman Lamontagne: Obituary


Keith Norman Lamontagne, 70, of Hayesville passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in a Chattanooga, Tennessee hospital. He was a native of Springfield, Massachusetts, where he was raised and worked various jobs. Keith moved to Boston, Massachusetts, where he began work as a clinical social worker. Nearing retirement, he moved to Clay County in 2006, where he continued his work with Clay County Department of Social Services. Keith was known more recently for selling firewood and he had a small shop on Highway 64. He was an avid hiker and camper. He hiked every mountain in New England and had a fondness for Mount Washington. Keith hiked everywhere from the Allagash to the Everglades.

He was the son of Katheryne Cox Lamontagne of South Hadley, Massachusetts and the late Henry Noe Lamontagne. He was also preceded in death by the mother of his two children, Stella Lamontagne.

Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his loving partner, Joann Thompson of Hayesville; three children, Tina Lamontagne of Birmingham, Alabama, Jeremy Lamontagne and wife, Courtney of Fairfax, Virginia, and Siera Lamontagne and fiancé, Adam Wiedman of Clinton, Massachusetts; four brothers, Henry Lamontagne and wife, Ellen, and Kenneth Lamontagne, all of Springfield, Massachusetts, Michael Lamontagne and wife, Elena of South Hadley, Massachusetts, and Timothy Lamontagne and wife, Alicyn of Brasstown; six grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, February 23, 2020 in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville with the Rev. Derek Tilley officiating. The interment will be in the Sweetwater Methodist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeremy, Henry, Michael, Timothy, and Samuel Lamontagne, and Dustin Thompson.

The family will receive friends from 1-2:45 Sunday afternoon at the Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville prior to the services.

Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville in charge of all arrangements.

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