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Charles H Fonda, Jr
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Birth: 1939
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 30, 1965
Albany County
New York, USA

Times Record, Troy, N.Y., Thursday Evening, July 1, 1965. Man Found Dead of Gun Wound A young Cohoes man, who had been under a doctor's care, apparently took his life yesterday afternoon with a single rifle shot through the chest. Charles H. Fonda Jr., 25, of 98 Willow St., Cohoes, was found lying in a second floor hallway by his mother; Mrs. Mary Fonda, about 4:30 p.m. Mrs. Fonda told police her son had been ill and despondent the past few weeks. She discovered her son's body when she returned home from work and immediately called Rev. Bernard J. Gustas of St. Agnes' Church, Cohoes. Father Gustas notified Sgt. Theodore Kalski at Central Police Headquarters. Police believe the unemployed Cohoes man was shot with a .22 caliber rifle found in a gun rack in the hallway near the body. There was one discharged shell in the weapon's chamber. Police at the scene theorized Fonda loaded the gun in the rack, leaned against the muzzle and pulled the trigger, sending a single bullet into the left side of his chest. Albany County Coroner Leo Sorel is withholding a decision as to cause of death pending further investigation. Chief John Kielb supervised operations at the scene and directed the investigation conducted by Capt. Harold Smith,Chief of Detectives; Lt. Clarence DeLude, Det. Sgt. William Woods and Det. Louis Bedinotti. Besides his mother, Fonda is survived by a sister, Mrs. Vito DiSalvi of Amsterdam, and two brothers, James F. Fonda of Cohoes and Pvt. Robert J. Fonda of the U.S. Army, Alabama. He was the son of the late Charles H. Fonda Sr., a lieutenant in the Cohoes Police Dept. until his death three years ago. Funeral services will be conducted from the G. F. Daigneault Funeral Home, 168 Mohawk St., Cohoes, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and at ll a.m. from St. Agnes' Church where a Solemn Requiem High Mass will be celebrated. Interment will be in St. Agnes' Cemetery."
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  Charles H Fonda (1903 - 1959)
Saint Agnes Cemetery
Albany County
New York, USA
Created by: Addie
Record added: Oct 27, 2013
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Charles H Fonda, Jr
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 Added: Oct. 27, 2013

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