Francis D. Fonda

Francis D. Fonda, 69, of Fonda, NY, passed away on January 27, 2016, with his loving family by his side.

Born on December 19, 1946, in Fonda, NY, he was the son of the late Richard R. Fonda and Lottie Helen Peeler. Francis attended local schools and dedicated many years to Continental Mills in Gloversville, NY, as a foreman.

Francis enjoyed the outdoors and loved to go camping and fishing. He enjoyed spending time with his family and close friends. On any given day you could find him in his garage working on various projects. He considered it his man cave and it was where he loved to be most.

Francis is survived by his wife, Linda Fonda; his sons, Richard Fonda, Frank (Lorraine Eglin) Fonda, and Todd (Andrea) Capperello; his daughters, Roberta (Stanley) Fox, Lottie (Charles) Baker, Frances (Ronald Warner) Palmer, Ruth Ann (Jean Eastman) Nellis, Tiffany (Brandon Strouse) Capperello, and Dana (Zachary) Olmstead; his brothers, Winfield Fonda and Frank (Kathy) Fonda; his longtime friend, Jerry Shults; as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Francis was predeceased by his beloved longtime companion, Susan E. Moshier; his brother, Robert Fonda; his sister, Mildred Arnold; and his parents.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the staff at Jackson & Betz Funeral Home, 15 Main Street, Fultonville, NY 12078. Those wishing to express their condolences to the family may do so by signing our online guestbook at

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