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 John Charles Fonda

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John Charles Fonda

  • Birth 25 Nov 1893 Fonda, Montgomery County, New York, USA
  • Death 23 Apr 1958 Jamaica, Queens County, New York, USA
  • Burial Fultonville, Montgomery County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 116709166

Spouse: Catherine A. "Fonda", born 19 Mar 1899. Her stone is here with no death date. Confirmed by cemetery superintendent that Catherine is not buried here. (10 Sep 2013)

"Leader-Herald, Gloversville and Johnstown, Thursday, April 24, 1958.
Fonda, Veteran Movie Theater Employe, Dies
John C. Fonda, chief projectionist
of the Palace Theater in Times
Square, New York City, and
brother of Edward Fonda, Gloversville,
died at 10 yesterday morning
in Harding Hospital, Jamaica,
L. I.
In ill health for three years Mr.
Fonda continued his duties at the
theater until he was hospitalized
one week ago.
Born in Fonda and raised in
Gloversville, Mr. Fonda moved
Fulton County about 45
years ago. He made three or four;
trips to Gloversville each year to
visit relatives and friends.
Mr. Fonda started his career as
as motion picture projectionist when he was
14 years old and employed at the Star
Theater, then located on the site now
occupied by Treher & Jung firm, Bleecker
Street.
At one time, Mr. Fonda was chief operator
of the Hippodrome Theater in New York and
was in charge of six projectionists and 20
spot boys.
A veteran of World War I, Mr. Fonda is survived
by his wife, Catherine; four sons, John, Edward
and William, all of Jamaica, and Charles of
Los Angeles; one daughter, Mrs. Catherine Ermie,
Green County; five grand children, and one brother,
Edward of Gloversville.
Funeral services will be held at 8 Saturday morning
at Richmond Hill, L.I. Burial will be in the family
plot at the Fultonville Cemetery."


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  • Created by: Addie
  • Added: 7 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 116709166
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Charles Fonda (25 Nov 1893–23 Apr 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116709166, citing Maple Avenue Cemetery, Fultonville, Montgomery County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Addie (contributor 47097158) .