Feb. 15, 1892 Harlem New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA
Dec. 17, 1989 Chesapeake Chesapeake City Virginia, USA
Services for John V. Fonda, a former resident of 236 W. Pleasant Ave., Syracuse, who died Saturday in Chesapeake, Va., will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Greenleaf Funeral Home. Burial will be in White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt. Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 503 W. Onondaga St. Masonic services will be at 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. A native of Harlem, Mr. Fonda was raised in Syracuse and also lived in Indianapolis and Chicago before returning to Syracuse in 1950. He moved to Chesapeake in October. Mr. Fonda retired in 1981 as a drapery maker after more than 20 years with Cooper Decorating Co. and previously was a salesman with Ace Home Equipment of Syracuse. His wife, Lottie M., died in 1975. Mr. Fonda was a life member of Bell City Lodge 92, F&AM, of Racine, Wis., and a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies in Indianapolis, the Bethlehem White Shrine of Syracuse, Racine Chapter 45, OES, and Murat Shrine Temple of Indianapolis. Surviving are a son, John O. of Venice, Fla.; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Crippled Children. Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) - December 20, 1989.