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Jane Palmer Graves Fonda

Death 3 Jan 2012 (aged 91)
Burial Petersburg, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 121696718 · View Source
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Jane Graves Hegeman Fonda, 91, formerly of Watervliet, died Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at Faxton St. Luke's Hospital in Utica, NY. Jane was a resident of the Masonic Care Community of NY in Utica since 1993. Born in Plattsburgh, NY on August 28, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Reuben and Alice Palmer Graves. Raised and educated in Watervliet, she was a 1936 graduate of Watervliet High School. She attended Russell Sage College and Albany Business College. She was an office nurse for the late Dr. Krause in Watervliet. She later was a nuclear Medical technologist at the Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany for 20 years before retiring in 1979. She was a 70 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star and was a past matron of the Schuylerville Chapter and past secretary of the Mechanicville chapter. She was a founding member of the Liberal Party and was on the statewide steering committee for 20 years. She ran unsuccessfully for Saratoga County Sheriff in 1956 on the Liberty Party line. She was active in the resident committees at the Masonic Home in Utica. She was the wife of the late Robert H. Fonda and the late Irving Hegeman, Mother of William I. Hegeman of Cumming, GA and Cornelius J. (Geraldine) Hegeman of Clermont, NY and the late Richard R. Hegeman, Sister of the late Katherine Wells, William J. Graves and Mary Alice Bonesteel. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be Friday at 11:00 am at the Parker Bros. Memorial, 2013 Broadway, Watervliet with Rev. Trvge Tomlinson officiating. Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Friday prior to the service from 10-11 am. Interment will follow in Meadowlawn Cemetery, Petersburgh. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Masonic Care Community of NY, 2150 Bleeker Street, Utica, NY 13501 or

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  • Created by: Mark Fonda
  • Added: 13 Dec 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 121696718
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jane Palmer Graves Fonda (28 Aug 1920–3 Jan 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 121696718, citing Meadowlawn Cemetery, Petersburg, Rensselaer County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Mark Fonda (contributor 46845756) .