Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Jose Fontanez

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, April 14, 2020

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Reflections for Police Officer Jose Fontanez

Godspeed Brother

Police Officer James Clark
Boston Police Department

October 26, 2020

God bless and thank you for your service.

Police Officer Nelson Marti
New York State Park Police Hudson Valley District-Taconic Zone

September 1, 2020

Thank you for your service

Karen Hodsdon

August 30, 2020

Praying for your family, friends, colleagues, agencies during this very difficult time for them and all of us. Thank you for your service! We shall remember you with pride and admiration always! May God Bless the Blue!

“The peacemakers are blessed, for they will be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9 HCSB];

“Those who mourn are blessed, for they will be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4 HCSB], and;

“No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13 HCSB]

Depart in peace, Brother-in-Blue; in the name of God the Father who created you; in the name of Christ Jesus who redeemed you; in the name of the Holy Spirit who sanctifies you. May you rest in peace and dwell forever with the Lord. Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, CIMT, NCCA
Ordained/Licensed/Certified Independent Ecumenical Clergy / Chaplain
Ministry: Law Enforcement Chaplaincy
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS
Nashua NH and Merrimack NH Police Departments

July 1, 2020

Rest in peace, Officer Fontanez. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

May 8, 2020

My Deepest Sympathy to the family, friends and coworkers of this Fallen Officer. Thank you for your Dedication, Service and Protection. You Will Always Be Remembered As The True Hero You Are. Your Sacrifice Will Never Be Forgotten. RIP Sir.

Diane Waynant-Murray Sister of Inspector Brian Waynant SR. WPD/ WFD 03/01/2010

May 5, 2020

My sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Police Officer Jose Fontanez on their loss. May our Lord give them the strength and comfort they need during this time of trial. Thank you fellow officer for your dedication and service to our nation and your community. Rest in peace Police Officer Jose Fontanez .

CBP Officer(retired), Luis Otero
Department of Homeland Security/Bureau of Customs & Border Protect

April 30, 2020

"The Monument"

I never dreamed it would be me
My name for all eternity
Recorded here at this hallowed place
Alas, my name, no more my face

"In the line of duty" I hear them say
My family now the price to pay
My folded flag stained with their tears
We only had those few short years

The badge no longer on my chest
I sleep now in eternal rest
My sword I pass to those behind
And pray they keep this thought in mind

I never dreamed it would be me
And with heavy heart and bended knee
I ask for all here from the past
Dear God, let my name be the last

- Sgt. George Hahn, L.A.P.D

Chief of Police Shawn Eckhart
Turkey Creek Police Department

April 28, 2020

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

April 27, 2020

Rest in peace Ofc. Fontanez. My thoughts & prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the BPD during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

April 26, 2020

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

April 23, 2020

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Officer, Jose Fontanez, from the COVID -19 virus. It is always a huge loss when a fellow officer succumbs from this deadly disease. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

April 23, 2020

To the family of Police Officer Jose Fontanez, friends, Commissioner William Gross and the
Boston Police Department.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayer. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service!
"The LORD is near to the brokenhearted, and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son onto the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved." John 3:16& 17

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Goldsboro, NC

April 22, 2020

Thank you sir for your service, GOD BLESS.

Mrs.C Singleton /Concern Citizen

April 22, 2020

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

April 21, 2020

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

April 21, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Fontanez. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Boston Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

April 20, 2020

Officer Fontanez, I watched your funeral on TV and found it touching. To see all your Brothers and Sisters lined up in their masks and hearing Commissioner Gross make some excellent remarks and then lead all there in The Lord's Prayer. It was a true show of class and whereas I had been at a former Brother from my department's funeral for the same cause of death, especially poignant. We're not through the woods yet and it's a scary time.

God Bless you, Brother, thank you for all your service and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

April 20, 2020

Rest in peace brother, we'll take it from here. Thank you for your many years of service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Fontanez during this time of tragic and painful loss.

Sgt Donnie Meaders
Wetumka (OK) Police Department

April 20, 2020

So sad to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

April 20, 2020

So tragic a loss to the Boston PD! Prayers being sent up for your families, at home and at work. Rest in Peace Brother Fontanez, you will not be forgotten.

Officer Sandra Rapey
Lindenhurst Police Department - Illinois

April 20, 2020

Officer Fontanez, I am again saddened to hear of your passing because of this horrible disease that has overcome us. You have served your state for many years and were so close to a well deserved pension and dreams of retirement, I am sure! God had another plan that is hard for us to understand right now. I do know that He has opened His Kingdom to you. You and He will watch over your family from above now. Rest in Peace, Brother.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Flowery Branch, GA

April 20, 2020

May God be with Officer Fontanez, his family, friends and co-workers during these most trying times. Be it known that Officer Fontanez died a true hero. He died answering the call to duty during this wicked pandemic.
He died protecting us, the general public. He gave his life so that we may live on. There is no greater love than that. Rest In Peace Officer Fontanez.

Ret. Off. JR Neary
East, LA, CA

April 20, 2020

My deepest sympathy to the family and colleagues. Stay strong we will win.


April 19, 2020

May you rest in peace and thank you for your unselfish service for so many years!! We pray for your family, friends, colleagues and community.

Lieutenant René Barraza
Albuquerque Police Department

April 19, 2020

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