Jeanette Fonda of Gloversville, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on December 17, at the Nathan Littauer Nursing Home where she had resided for the past 2-1/2 years.
Jeanette was born on August 10, 1927, in Gloversville, to the late William and Theda (Loveless) Farhart.
On June 5, 1948, Jeanette married Van W. Fonda II. They were married for 57 years until his passing on April 27, 2005. In addition to her husband and parents, she was also predeceased by her sister, Gladys Zilka; and brother, Ernest Farhart.
She is survived by her daughter, Sandra (Renato Sanges); and sons, William (Pamela), Van III (Jessica Wilson) and Mark (Emily Hagner); as well as grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Jeanette also has two nieces, Linda Zilka and Marie Wojeski that were very dear to her heart. She has many friends who were all dear to her.
She was an active member of the Gloversville Senior Center. She kept up on the news and enjoyed sports (especially the Yankees and Minnesota Vikings), horse races and going to the casino and bingo with her dear friend, Marci Nellis.
During her time at Nathan Littauer Nursing Home, many of the staff also became her friend and the family deeply thanks and will always remember all of the staff for their kindness, compassion, and professional care, you made a difficult time easier.
There will be no calling hours or visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to Ida McGinnis Senior Club, c/o Linda Zilka, Gloversville, NY 12078 or to the charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences to www.amicofuneralhome.com.