George W. Bond

Born: Tue., Mar. 28, 1944
Died: Mon., Sep. 25, 2017

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LEOMINSTER----Dr. George W. Bond of Leominster, MA, passed away on Monday, September 25, 2017 from complications following a stroke.

George was born March 28, 1944 in Lancaster, PA, the son of Dr. George W. Bond and Mildred (Gangwer) Bond. He grew up in New Paltz, NY graduating Valedictorian of New Paltz High School in 1962. After high school he attended Dartmouth College earning his Bachelor's Degree. He then continued his education at the University of Rhode Island where he earned both his Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Biology. While completing his Doctorate degree he was employed as a research scientist at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. In 1973 George joined the faculty at Fitchburg State University where he taught in the Biology department for 31 years, retiring in 2004.

George is survived by his wife Marie (Robinson) Bond, having recently celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary. He leaves behind his four children, Angela M. Bond of Avon, CT. George W. Bond, IV of Leominster, Bradley W. Bond and wife Elizabeth of Phillipston, MA, and Brian K. Bond and wife Sung of Walpole, MA.

George was the proud Grandfather of ten wonderful grandchildren, Hannah, Sam, Luke and Reese Fusaro of Avon, CT. Story, Hunter and Brody Bond of Phillipston, MA and Gregory, Nicholas and Stephen Bond of Walpole, MA.

George was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, archery and golf. As a lifetime member of the Leominster Sportsmen’s Association he served many years on the Board of Directors and had been a member of the clubs Mountain Men group. He was an avid sports fan, loyal to his beloved New York Yankees and The New England Patriots.

George served the city of Leominster as a member of both the Historical and Conservation Commissions.

Following his wishes, George will be interred in the New Paltz Rural Cemetery, alongside his parents and brother William Benton Bond, during a private family service. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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Daniel S Flynn
   Posted Wed November 01, 2017
Very sorry to learn about George and was a great guy and a well respected member of the Fitchburg State College faculty. Cindy and I send our condolances.

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