Ken M. Fontal
February 5, 1995 - February 6, 2019
Ken M. Fontal, age 24, of Newark, DE, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.
Born in Newark, NJ on February 5, 1995, he was the son of Joseph B. and Marlene F. Jean-Pierre. Ken graduated from Newark High School in 2012 and Wilmington University in 2017 and was a standout track and cross-country star with both. After graduation from Wilm U, he worked as a financial analyst for J.P. Morgan for three years.
Ken was a true people person, role model to so many and always willing to help others. He was friendly, respectful and lovable. Ken enjoyed traveling to Europe, listening to podcasts and reading. He loved to cook, especially his Mom’s rice and beans.
Ken is survived by his parents, Joseph B. and Marlene F. Jean-Pierre; and sister, Jennifer Fontal.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Friday, February 15, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Holy Angels R.C. Church, 82 Possum Park Rd, Newark, DE. Interment will follow at Silverbrook Cemetery, 3300 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington, DE.