Robert “Bob” W. Bond, 96, Hanover Twp., passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Born in Plymouth, he was the son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Butson Bond. He attended the Plymouth Schools and like so many of the young men of that generation he left school to fight for his country. He served his country as a Buck Sargent Tech 4 grade with the US Army for four years stationed in both France and Germany. For his service he received the Bronze Star.
He was employed by Foster Wheeler Corporation in Mountain Top for 28 years as a class “A” Mechanic repairing Lathe machines and cranes. He was a former member of George M. Dallas Lodge # 531 F & AM, Dallas and the Irem Shrine, Dallas. Bob was also a member of Grace Community Church, Dallas. Where he served as usher for many years.
Bob was preceded in death by his beloved wife, the former Catherine Keller, son Robert R. Bond, daughter Alberta Bond Slabinski, granddaughter Colleen Slabinski and sisters Loretta, Anna, Elizabeth, Shirley, Alberta, and brothers Joseph and Edward.
Bob was friendly and always willing to help others in need. He enjoyed playing golf, bridge, hunting, fishing, dancing to Big Band music, and traveling.
Surviving are his close friend Helen Tanski, grandchildren Heather, Bobby and Joseph Bond, Jeff Slabinski and his wife Shannon, Christopher Slabinski, Kimberly Bowen, and many Great Grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held privately, at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas.