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  • ID: ind07324
  • Name: Charles Howard FONDA
  • Given Name: Charles Howard
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 13 JAN 1918 in St. Albans, VT
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  • Death: 01 JUN 2013
  • Age: 95y 4m 19d in St. Albans, VT
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  • Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT
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    b. St. Albans, VT; 1920 & 1930 US Federal Census, St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT; 1940 US Federal Census, St Albans, Franklin Co., VT (Charles Fonda, b. 1918, VT, Son, Howard R, Ester); 1947 St Albans VT City Directory (Fonda, Charles H (Mary H) architect and director WB Fonda Co); bur. Greenwood Cemetery, Saint Albans, Franklin Co., VT; [Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008 - Name: Charles Howard Fonda, Birth Date: 01/13/1918, Gender: Male, Birth Town: St Albans, Birth County: Franklin, Mother's Name: Esther, Mother's Maiden Name: Burbank, Father's Name: Howard R. Fonda]; [WWII Service Record: Fonda Charles H, Vermont, Rutland Vermont, 3-13-45, PVT, Vermont] >> <<

    [Charles H. Fonda, a lifelong resident of St. Albans and a Vermonter through and through, passed away after a brief illness at the age of 95 on June 1, 2013. Charles was born Jan. 13, 1918, the son of Howard R. and Esther B. Fonda. He graduated from B.F.A. and studied architecture at Syracuse University. He was a WWII veteran having served in Japan with the 1179th Engineers. He spent his working career with the W.B. Fonda Co. in St. Albans, where he eventually became President. Charlie was an established musician who played saxophone and clarinet for several dance bands, including Sterling Weed?s Imperial Orchestra, traveling throughout the state and Canada in the 30s and 40s. In later years he played the organ and continued to entertain family and friends. An avid outdoorsman, he loved to hunt and fish. Along with his first wife, Mildred, he built a camp on Lake Champlain in 1949 that continues to be enjoyed by several generations of Fondas. In his retirement years he and his second wife, Ann, took great pride in their landscaping and gardens. Believing strongly in giving back to his community he served as a Deacon of the First Congregational Church and Chairman of the City School Board. Upon moving to the Town of St. Albans, he served on the Town Planning Commission and was a Town Grand Juror. He also served many years as a Justice of the Peace. Charles was predeceased by his first wife, Mildred Macy and his second wife, Ann Kalahan Pare. He was also predeceased by two sisters Doris F. Carter and Vera F. Teague and a step-daughter, Christine Pare. He is survived by two daughters Mary Jane Raser and husband, Roger, of Florida and Cheryl Voytek and husband, Peter, of Virginia; four grandchildren Scott Gallagher and Lisa Orendorff of Colorado, Kristin Voytek of North Carolina and Peter D. Voytek of Georgia State and six great grandchildren. Additional survivors include stepson, Glen Pare of North Carolina, three step-grandsons Joe Malboeuf and Jon Malboeuf, both of St. Albans, and Eric Pare of California, three step-great grandchildren; a niece, Judy Carter Shanafelt and nephews William Teague, Alan Fonda Carter and James Ross Carter. Charles also leaves behind a very close friend and companion, Alan McFeeters, who was with him frequently in his final months. A joint graveside funeral service for Ann and Charles will be held on Friday, July 19, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the family lot in Greenwood Cemetery on South Main Street, St. Albans, when members of both their families will be gathering at the Fonda family compound on Lake Champlain. At Charles? request, memorials made in his memory may be made to a charity of one?s choice. Assisting the Fonda family is the Heald Funeral Home, where private messages of condolence are welcome at]

    Father: Howard Roswell FONDA b: 10 AUG 1869 in Saratoga Co., NY
    Mother: Esther BURBANK b: 28 NOV 1884 in St. Albans, VT

    Marriage 1 Mildred Mary MACY b: 13 APR 1920 in Vermont
    • Married: 01 AUG 1940 in St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT
    • Note: m. St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT; [Vermont Marriage Records, 1909-2008 - Name: Charles Howard Fonda, Marriage Date: 08/01/1940, Spouse's Name: Mildred Mary Macy, Mother's Name: Esther, Father's Name: Howard, Spouse's Mother's Name: Hattie, Spouse's Father's Name: John, Marriage Location: St Albans, Franklin]
    1. Has No Children Living FONDA
    2. Has No Children Living FONDA
    3. Has No Children Living FONDA

    Marriage 2 Living KALAHAN
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