Ernest George Fonda

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Ernest George Fonda

  • Birth 7 Sep 1924 Mohawk, Montgomery County, New York, USA
  • Death 2 Jul 2000 Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York, USA
  • Burial Fonda, Montgomery County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 20416558

Ernest George Fonda, 75, formerly of Fonda, died Sunday morning at Montgomery Meadows Nursing Home, Amsterdam, after a long illness. He was born Sept. 7, 1924, in the town of Mohawk, the son of Edgar and Edith Nevill Fonda. He was a lifelong area resident. He was employed by the New York Central Railroad as a heavy engine operator, and was a member of the Union of Operator Engineers Local 106, and later worked as a watchman for Fonda Manufacturing until his retiring in 1983. Mr. Fonda was a World War II veteran serving with the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1945 on the USS Washington, obtaining the rank of Seaman 1st Class. He was a life member of VFW Post 39 and was a member of the Fonda-Fultonville United Methodist Church. Survivors include a brother, Edger Fonda of Fonda; two sisters, Ruth Stevens of Batavia and Edith Fonda of Glen; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. The funeral is 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Jackson & Betz Funeral Home, 15 Main St., Fultonville, with the Rev. Newton Perrins of the Fonda-Fultonville United Methodist Church officiating. Interment is in Evergreen Cemetery, Fonda. A calling hour will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Fonda-Fultonville United Methodist Church. Amsterdam NY Daily Gazette, July 4, 2000.


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  • Created by: Mark Fonda
  • Added: 12 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20416558
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernest George Fonda (7 Sep 1924–2 Jul 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20416558, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Fonda, Montgomery County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Mark Fonda (contributor 46845756) .