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Richard J. Fonda

Rotterdam, Schenectady County, New York, USA
Death 10 Jan 2017 (aged 90)
Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, USA
Burial Schuylerville, Saratoga County, New York, USA
Plot SECTION 14 SITE 408
Memorial ID 175303178 · View Source
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SCOTIA, N.Y. - Richard J. Fonda, 90, of Scotia, died on Tuesday, January 10th 2017 at the Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, N.Y.

Born on November 1st 1926 in Rotterdam, N.Y., the son of the late John and Edith (Fort) Fonda,

he was a lifelong area resident and attended local schools.

During WWII, Mr. Fonda proudly served with the US Navy.

Richard worked at General Electric Co. in Schenectady, N.Y. for many years until his retirement.

After his retirement, Richard found enjoyment working security until 88 years old at Jumping Jacks in Scotia, N.Y., quickly becoming a member of the Jumping Jacks family.

He was also a proud member of Scotia Auxiliary Police and is remembered as a handy, hardworking man who enjoyed working with his hands.

His passions included tinkering with engines, automobiles, attending air shows, hunting and fishing.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Fonda was predeceased by his wife, Evelyn Tucker Fonda who passed away in 1994, and his son, Robert Fonda.

Arrangements by the White Funeral Home on 264 North Ballston Avenue (Route 50), Scotia, N.Y.

Interment will follow at 1 p.m. at the Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery on 200 Duell Road in Schuylerville, N.Y.

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  • Created by: Laurie & Nate S.
  • Added: 13 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175303178
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard J. Fonda (1 Nov 1926–10 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175303178, citing Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, Saratoga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Laurie & Nate S. (contributor 47011031) .