Walter Fonda

Walter Fonda RotterdamWalter R. Fonda, 91, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 20, 2013 at Ellis Hospital. Born in Niskayuna, he is the son of the late Earl and Ella Fonda. Walter proudly served our country in the United States Army during WWII. He served overseas in Wales, England, France, Germany and Austria. Walter was employed by General Electric in Schenectady for 47 years as a tool and die maker. Walter was a lifetime member of VFW Post # 357, a 27 year member of The Rotterdam Volunteer Fire District #2 and a member of the Disabled American Veterans. Walter is survived by his son, Walter J. Fonda. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Lena in 2006. Walter was also predeceased by his siblings, Harvey, Albert and Florence. Memorial contributions may be made in Walter's name to The , 440 New Karner Rd., Albany, NY 12205. A funeral service for Walter will be held Friday, December 27th at 11 a.m. at Newcomer Cannon Funeral Home, 343 New Karner Rd. Calling hours will be Thursday, December 26th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. To leave a special message for the family online, please visit

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New Comer Funeral Home
343 New Karner Rd Albany, NY 12205
(518) 456-4442

Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on Dec. 22, 2013