|Birth: ||Jun. 28, 1869|
|Death: ||Mar. 14, 1941|
Evening Citizen, Winsted
Friday March 15, 1941, page 5
George E. Bond Dies
Popular and Well-Known Resident Passes Suddenly Early Today
George Elliott Bond, lifelong resident of Winsted died suddenly at his home, 108 Lake Street, about 8:30 this morning. Although he had been ailing for some time, Mr. Bond was able to be about most of the time and yesterday made his rounds as patrolman at Highland Lake. He was 71 years old.
Mr. Bond was born June 28, 1869, a son of Valentine and Sarah Avery Bond, in a house which stood on the sire of the old Central New England West Winsted station. When he was three years old his family moved to the stone house near the top of the Lake Street hill and he had since resided there.
For about 40 years he was employed by Winsted Edge Tools Works. For the past several years he had acted as special policeman in patrolling around the lake. For about 25 years he aced as regular policeman in addition to his work at the Edge Tool.
Mr. Bond is perhaps best known as a drummer. For more than 55 years he played the drum in various musical organizations of the town, including the old Winsted Band and Corps. During about 15 years of that time he acted as drummer with Sammy Spring's orchestra. He also gained wide publicity with his one-man band stunt in which he played several instruments at the same time.
In his young days he was a member of the Union Hose Company No. 1, and was a member of its famous running team, one of the best ever in this section. He was also a member of the militia for several years.
Mr. Bond was a member of Kehow tribe of Red Men and of the Shepherds of Bethlehem. He had a wide circle of friends throughout this vicinity, who were saddened at his death.
Surviving him are his wife, one son, Elliott R. Bond, and three grandchildren, all of Winsted. Mrs. Bond left about an hour before her husband's death for Norwich to attend the funeral of her sister, Mrs. William Stott, this afternoon. She returned to Winsted on learning of Mr. Bond's passing.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, at a time and place to be announced.
Taken from Evening Citizen, Saturday, March 15, 1951
City News Notes.
Funeral services for George E. Bond will be held Sunday at 2:30 o'clock in the Jones Memorial Home. The body will be placed in the vault at Forest View Cemetery, with Kehow tribe of Red Men in charge of the committal. The rooms at the memorial home will be open this evening for the convenience of friends and relatives.
Sylvester Valentine Bond (1826 - 1888)
Sarah B Avery Bond (1825 - 1897)
Jennie Louise Christinat Bond (1871 - 1919)*
Elliott Romain Bond (1895 - 1963)*
William Coe Bond (1849 - 1921)*
Frank S. Bond (1852 - 1924)*
Fritz Henry Bond (1854 - 1901)*
Fredrick H. Bond (1859 - 1934)*
Edwin Carter Bond (1861 - 1926)*
Charles Wade Bond (1865 - 1934)*
Wilbur Cole Bond (1867 - 1942)*
George Elliott Bond (1869 - 1941)
Forest View Cemetery
Plot: Section BC, Lot 313, Plot 4,
Created by: Linda V. Tomaszek
Record added: Apr 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68183502