Roselie S. Bond, 84, schoolteacher, volunteer


Roselie S. Bond, a retired elementary school teacher and community volunteer, died Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of complications after surgery. The Roland Park resident was 84.

Born in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park and Homeland, Roselie Sturtevant was a 1936 Friends School graduate. She earned her undergraduate degree from Goucher College and studied at the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Pennsylvania.

She taught at Roland Park Country School in the 1940s and, after raising two sons, resumed teaching at Swarthmore Elementary School in Swarthmore, Pa., while living there in the 1950s and 1960s.

A past board member of the Presbyterian Home of Maryland, Mrs. Bond belonged to the Woman's Club of Roland Park, Mayflower Society, Daughters of the American Revolution and Goucher College Alumnae Association, and enjoyed playing bridge.

Her husband of 55 years, John M. Bond Sr., a Household Finance executive, died in 1997.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul St., where Mrs. Bond was a member.

Survivors include her sons, John M. Bond Jr. of Ruxton and Edwin S. Bond of Philadelphia; and two grandsons.

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