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Fred Fonda
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Birth: 1870
Death: Aug. 11, 1949
Oneida County
New York, USA

The Evening Recorder, Amsterdam, NY, Friday, August 12, 1949
Fred Fonda
Fred Fonda. 79, Schenectady,
retired printer and widely known
in this area, died unexpectedly
yesterday in a Utica Hospital.
He was seriously injured in an
automobile accident about two
months ago and was hospitalized
four weeks before bring taken to
Mr. Fonda was one of the best
known printers in the Mohawk
Valley and had a wide acquaintance
among members of the craft.
He learned his trade at the weekly
Democrat, in Fonda in the early
90's and went to Gloversville about
1897 and took a position with the
Daily Leader. He learned to operate
a linotype machine and worked on the
second such machine in Fulton County,
both being in the offices of the
Daily Leader.
Mr. Fonda remained with The
Leader-Republican as a linotype
operator until about 20 years
when he Became connected vvith
the Schenectady Union Star. He
remained there until a year ago
in January when he retired on
pension. He continued to make his
home in Schenectady.
The only survivors are two
cousins, E. Corning and Marion
Davis in Fonda.
The funeral will be held tomorrow
afternoon at 1 o'clock at the
Light's funeral home, 1428 State
Street, Schenectady. Burial will
be in Evergreen Cemetery, Sand
Flats, Fonda.

In addition to the above in the Gloversville Leader was this:
"Mr. Fonda was a well known
musician, having played with the
Gloversville Band and the orchestra
that performed in the old
Darling theatre. He was a trumpet
player in the band aad a snare
drummer with the orchestra. He
was also a member of the Old
Adelphi club and the Odd Fellows." 
Evergreen Cemetery
Montgomery County
New York, USA
Created by: Addie
Record added: Sep 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97623282
Fred Fonda
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