Harold A. Fonda Dies; Was Engineering Specialist Harold A. Fonda, an engineering specialist for General Electric, died yesterday at Ellis Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Philmont, he lived in Schenectady for 54 years. He was a member of the First Reformed Church, Fish House Lodge 298 F. and A.M., Northville, Sigma Bodies AASR Valley of Schenectady and Oriental Temple AAONMS of Troy. Mr. Fonda also belonged to the Scottish Rite Club and the GE Quarter-Century Club and was past Trice Potent Master, Sigma Lodge of Perfection. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Maida Vedder Fonda; a son, Jeffrey Fonda of Rotterdam; a brother, Robert Fonda of Rotterdam; an aunt, Mrs. Emma Trowbridge. Funeral services will be at 2 pm Saturday at the Courtland-Andrew funeral home, 1496 State street, with Rev. Stanley Yin, associate pastor of the First Reformed Church, officiating. Viewing hours are Friday after 7 p.m. Burial will be in Viewland cemetery. Schenectady Gazette, July 14, 1966.