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 Joseph Frederick Fonda

Joseph Frederick Fonda

Birth
Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York, USA
Death 30 Oct 2013 (aged 64)
Glen, Montgomery County, New York, USA
Burial Fultonville, Montgomery County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 119682008 · View Source
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Joseph F. Fonda, 64, of the town of Glen, passed away unexpectedly on October 30, 2013. Joe was a great family man and loved his wife, children and grandchildren very much. He will be sorely missed by his family, friends and anyone who had the pleasure of knowing Joe. Born February 28, 1949, to the late Melvin and Philomena (Conte) Fonda in Amsterdam, N.Y., Joe was a lifelong resident of the area. In 1967, he enlisted in the United States Army. Joe was an extremely devout veteran and truly risked his life to protect our freedom. He was a decorated combat veteran who fought on the front line and in one of Vietnam's worst attacks, The Tet Offensive. He received one of the military's highest honors, The Purple Heart. He received not only one Bronze Star but two, one of which was with the "V" for Valor. Joe also received: The Combat Infantry Badge, The Vietnam Service Medal, Overseas Service Bar, Marksman Award, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal. (..) Joe is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Charlene Fonda Mathewson; beloved daughters, Stacy L. Fonda and Carrie Ann Fonda; beloved grandchildren, Hannah Elease Philomena Freese and Joseph Rocco Freese; his brother, Michael Fonda (Joyce); his sister-in-law, Cathy Visscher (Michael). Several nieces, a nephew and several cousins also survive. The family invites relatives and friends to attend a memorial graveside service Sunday, November 3, at 2 p.m. at Maple Avenue Cemetery. Gloversville NY Leader Herald, Saturday, November 2, 2013.

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  • Created by: Mark Fonda
  • Added: 2 Nov 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 119682008
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Frederick Fonda (28 Feb 1949–30 Oct 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 119682008, citing Maple Avenue Cemetery, Fultonville, Montgomery County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Mark Fonda (contributor 46845756) .