|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1919|
|Death: ||Aug. 22, 2008|
Antoinette Fonda VanArnum Curley passed away suddenly but peacefully at home on Friday August 22, 2008. Toni was born January 27, 1919 in Troy (Lansingburg), N.Y., the youngest child of the late Job P. and Florence Benedict Fonda. She graduated from Lansingburg High School in Troy. She was also crowned "May Queen" of Troy, N.Y. Later Graduated from Mildred Elley School, class of 1946. Toni worked a short time for an airline in Albany, N.Y. Followed by working at Hubbel Lumber Company, Albany, N.Y., for 25 years until it closed. She then worked for the State of New York, Department of Social Services, until her retirement in 1984. Toni was the wife of the late J. Bert Curley. She was predeceased by her siblings George Fonda, LeGrand Fonda, Louise Fonda Ditsch, and James R. Fonda Sr. Her late grandparents, LeGrand and Emma Frances Benedict are remembered for teaching the "chef" at Delmonicos in NYC how to make eggs "Benedict" named for them. Survivors include her beloved cat Jasmine. Devoted daughter and son-in-law, Mary and David Hoefer Sr.; grandson, David Hoefer Jr. (Gina); grand-daughters, Rebecca, Malia and Jenna Hoefer; great-grandson, Aidan J. Hoefer; niece, Elizabeth McWethy (late husband Jack), Calif.; nephews, James R. Fonda Jr. (Mary Ann), Calif., Rodney Fonda (Laura Haddad), Wash., James B. Fonda (Peggy), N.C.; great-niece, Cheryl Fonda Osbourne (Robert), N.C.; great -nephews, Todd McWethy (Taylor); Calif., Adam McWethy (Kristen), Calif, Kyle Haddad-Fonda, Wash., Jason Fonda, N.C. and Nicholas Newlin, Pa. Toni was a longtime member at the Boght Reformed Church and loved her church "family" a great dealů A memorial service will be Tuesday 11 a.m. with a gathering starting at 10 a.m. at the Catricala Funeral Home, Inc., 1597 Route 9, Clifton Park. Burial will be private at Oakwood Cemetery at a later date.
Job Pierson Fonda (1859 - 1936)
Florence Frances Benedict Fonda (1874 - 1952)
James Bert Curley (1910 - 2001)*
Note: m1. Edmond Ward Van Arnam
New York, USA
Created by: Mark Fonda
Record added: Oct 14, 2013
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