|Birth: ||Nov. 25, 1925|
|Death: ||Aug. 19, 1999|
Obituary: POTSDAM-Funeral services for Pascal Fonda, 73, Route 11B, Potsdam,will be held Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, Potsdam, with the Rev. Edward Papp officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, Potsdam. Calling hours will be held this afternoon and evening at Seymour Funeral Home.
Mr. Fonda died this morning (August 19,1999) at the Hepburn Medical Center,Ogdensburg. He is survived by his wife, Joan Fonda, Potsdam; three sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Nancy Fonda, Fort Jackson, Bruce and Sandy Fonda, Williston, Vt., John and Carla Fonda, Manassas, Va.; a daughter and son-in-law, Patti Jo and David Mitchell, West Bangor; a sister, Theresa Molnar, Orange City, Fla.; a brother and sister-in-law, Frederick and Lorena Fonda, Lisbon; five grandchildren, Michael Mitchell, West Bangor, Jessica Fonda, Watertown, Amanda Fonda, Fort Jackson, Jennifer and Maribeth Fonda, both of Williston; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Samuel and Helen Fonda; and a brother, Francis Fonda.
Mr. Fonda was born Nov. 25, 1925 in Russell, the son of Samuel and Helen (Recore) Fonda. He graduated from Potsdam High School in 1945 and completed a correspondence course in horticulture through the University of Pennsylvania. He married Joan Eileen Paro on Nov. 27, 1945 at St. Mary's Church in Potsdam. Mr. Fonda was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps from 1943 to December 1945. He was the recipient of the purple heart in September 1944. He was employed at Caruso's Dry Cleaners and the Nekoosa Edwards Paper Co. in Potsdam. Mr. Fonda was a groundskeeper at Clarkson University in Potsdam for 27 years. He also managed the Ice Arena at Clarkson.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Potsdam, the American Legion, and a past president of the Raripaco Club. He also enjoyed the outdoors and watching birds. He was a dedicated father and husband who enjoyed helping his neighbors any way he could. Donations can be made to the Potsdam Rescue Squad or the New Renal Dialysis Unit in Ogdensburg.
Massena Daily Courier Observer-Friday, Aug. 20, 1999, Page 15
Saint Marys Cemetery
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Created by: Mark Fonda
Record added: Aug 15, 2007
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