Walter Waterbury Fonda

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Walter Waterbury Fonda

W. W. Fonda, Machinist, Dies at 80 - Walter W. Fonda, 80, formerly of 3 Railroad Ave., Watervliet, a machinist for the D&H Railroad in Colonie for 50 years, died Friday at Glens Falls Hospital, after a brief illness. Mr. Fonda was born in Watervliet and lived all his life in the city. He was the widower of Marguerite Quackenbush. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Watervliet and a member of the Question Mark Circle of the church. He was also a former elder and trustee of the church. Mr Fonda had retired 10 years ago from the D&H Railroad, and was a member of the Albany Machinists Local. Survivors include three sons, Warren Fonda of Latham; Robert H. Fonda of Watervliet, and Charles L. Fonda of South Glens Falls; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday from the Parker Brothers Memorial, 2013 Broadway, Watervliet, with Rev L. Edwin Martin, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Niskayuna Reformed Cemetery. Troy NY Times Record, Saturday, October 9, 1971.


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  • Created by: Mark Fonda
  • Added: 19 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37287490
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Waterbury Fonda (Aug 1890–18 Oct 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37287490, citing Niskayuna Reformed Church Cemetery, Schenectady County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Mark Fonda (contributor 46845756) .