Michael W. Bond, 64, of Edinboro, was called to heaven on March 1, 2018 after a two year battle with ALS. He was born in Erie on June 23, 1953, the son of William (Diane) Bond of Naples, FL and the late Audrey (May) Bond.
Michael served his country for 23 years with both the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Coast Guard Reserves, and fought in Operation Desert Storm. He was a member of American Legion Post 494 in Girard.
Michael graduated from Edinboro University and worked as a paramedic prior to joining the sales teams of Sunrise Medical and Insight Medical. His favorite job was driving school bus for the General McLane School District.
He had a passion for Harley motorcycles and enjoyed spending time vacationing in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Recently, Michael was honored with the ALS Association of WPA 2017 Monessa Tinsley-Crabb Voice of Courage Award for his efforts to advance ALS causes.
Michael was also a Lay Eucharistic Minister for St. Augustine Episcopal Church in Edinboro.
In addition to his father, Michael is survived by his wife of 34 years, Karen; sons, Michael (Kimberly) and grandchildren McKenzie, Meredith, Allie and Gianni, of Vineland, NJ; Justin (Janelle Shollenberger) and grandson, Matthew, of Waterford; Nathan (Katie Donovan) of Warren, PA; and daughter, Meagan (Morgan Reimann), of Grand Island, NY; one sister, Deborah (John) Neenan, of Harborcreek; and three brothers, Dana (Doris) Bond, of St. Mary’s, PA, and William (Amy) and Curtis (Jennifer) Bond, both of Erie. He is also survived by a number of loving nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Glunt Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 210 Erie Street, Edinboro, on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Augustine Episcopal Church, 427 Plum St., Edinboro, with Fr. David Fulford officiating.
Burial will be in Edinboro Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the ALS Assoc./WPA, 416 Lincoln Dr., Pittsburgh PA 15209. To send condolences please visit www.gluntfuneralhome.com.