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Bessie G Fonda Ingersoll
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1914
Fulton County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 2010
Fulton County
New York, USA

Bessie Fonda Ingersoll, 96, formerly of Ingersoll Road, passed away peacefully Monday evening at the Wells Nursing Home in Johnstown. She was born in Johnstown on February 24, 1914, the daughter of the late Frank B. and Amy A. Voorhees Fonda. Early on, she worked for a glove shop and also Beech-Nut prior to her marriage. A homemaker, Bessie assisted her husband Enders in the operation of the family dairy farm until it was sold in 1970. Bessie and her late husband were strong in their faith and were dedicated members of the Glen Reformed Church. She taught Sunday school, sang in the choir and played the piano for the church. For many years, Bessie hosted a woman's Bible study in her home. She enjoyed gardening, both vegetables and flowers. She married Enders V. Ingersoll on September 13, 1947. He predeceased her on July 18, 2007. Bessie leaves her daughter, Grace and her husband, Jim Halladay, of Lewisberry, Pa.; grandchildren, Brad and his wife, Jackie Halladay, and Janelle and her husband, Jared Burkholder; great-granddaughter, Katherine Lee Halladay; brother, Richard (Estella) Fonda of Gloversville; sister, Frances Winkler of Fonda. Bessie's family is most grateful to the caring staff of the Wells Nursing Home for their kindness shown these past two and a half years. A service to celebrate her life will take place Friday, March 12, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the Glen Reformed Church, Route 161, Fultonville, N.Y. The Rev. David Frampton and Rev. Tim Alicki co-officiating. A calling period will take place prior to the service beginning at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Bessie's memory to the Glen Reformed Church or to the Christian Church of Rural Grove, both in care of the funeral home office. Spring interment will take place at Maple Avenue Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Jackson & Betz Funeral Home. Please sign Bessie's online guestbook at The Leader Herald, March 10, 2010.
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  Enders V Ingersoll (1919 - 2007)
Maple Avenue Cemetery
Montgomery County
New York, USA
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Record added: Sep 07, 2013
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Bessie G <i>Fonda</i> Ingersoll
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