Priscilla M. Bond passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 16, 2020 after a lengthy fight with Parkinson’s disease at The Royal of Cotuit Nursing Center.
For 33 years she was the loving wife of Walter Bond.
She was born at Toby Hospital in Wareham, MA on November 16, 1940. She grew up in East Falmouth graduating from Lawrence High School in 1958.
Priscilla was an avid golfer and excelled in tennis. She was also an artist painting beautiful landscapes. She taught herself how to make wonderful colorful quilts. Priscilla knitted scarves for grandsons and daughters and Cotuit staff. Priscilla loved her dogs, Maegan, Callie and Piper. Maegan and Piper were rescue dogs. She was an active member in the Portuguese American Club managing the boiled lobster and clam fundraiser dinner for many years and participative in many other Club fund raising events. She loved flowers and served as Falmouth Garden Club President.
Her working history began as an accountant in Hyannis prior to working at American Can Company in Greenwich, CT as executive secretary. Next off to the West Coast to start working for Chevron in San Francisco. Her final position was Associate Office Systems Analyst working for Chevron’s Information Technology Company. She loved coming back home to Cape Cod.
Priscilla is survived by her children, daughter Rebecca J. Weinert and her husband Willie of NY, Scott J. Bower and his wife Wendy of IL, Jeffrey Bond of WI, Jane Peters and her husband Wayne of WI, Douglas Bond of WI. Sisters and brother, Carol J Sylvia of FL, Sandra L. Bearse, and John W. Sylvia Sr. both of Falmouth, MA. Grandchildren, William Weinert and his wife Alexandra of NY, Patrick Weinert of NY, Kevin and Brooke Weinert of NY, Reed and Cole Bower of IL, Bradley Bond , Danielle Bond, Savannah Bond, Dylan Peters, Alex Peters, and Joshua Peters all of WI. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and Uncle Red.
She is predeceased by her son Edmund “Chip” Bower, her brother John F. Sylvia III, and her parents John and Mary Sylvia.
Due to the current pandemic, a family Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Remembrances may be made to the Massachusetts Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA), 1577 Falmouth Road, Centerville MA 02632