Sheila M. Bond, 55, of Rochester, passed away unexpectedly in the comfort of her home on Sunday, March 12, 2023.
Sheila was born Sheila Marie Hudson on May 31, 1967. She was raised in Marlborough, NH. by her mother Emily G. (Lewis) Nelson and late stepfather Ronald V. Holland. She graduated from Keene High School in 1985 and went on to hold several positions in the RV/Camping industry throughout her career.
July 15, 2017, Sheila exchanged vows with the love of her life, Eric R. Bond in Rochester, NH. Sheila and Eric spent a lot of time together hiking, camping, canoeing, and her favorite: fishing. She dreamed of living in a log cabin out in the wilderness together.
Sheila’s smile lit up every room she entered. She was a very sociable person and enjoyed the company of her friends and family. She spent many years volunteering at the Rochester Senior Center where she held the positions of Board President and Bingo caller. Sheila had many joys in life, but nothing gave her greater joy than spending time with her grandchildren.
Sheila is survived by her husband Eric R. Bond of Rochester, NH.; Mother Emily G. Nelson of Hinsdale, NH.; Two children: Emily E. Adams and her significant other Dakota Drinnon of Swanzey, NH., Christopher(CJ) J. Bowers of Keene, NH.; Two stepchildren: Samantha Egan of Rochester, NH., Cody Bond and his wife Naomi of Stamford, CT.; her siblings: Brenda A. Rogers and her significant other Ray Snyder of Fitzwilliam, NH., Robert C. Hudson and his wife Sherri of Chesterfield, NH., Ronda J. Ball and her Husband Russell of Swanzey, NH., Bobby A. Hudson of Manchester, NH area; Four Grandchildren: Amelia Egan, Sean Egan, Riley Egan and Mia Drinnon. In addition, she leaves many cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family members. Sheila was predeceased by two children: Amanda Lynn Bowers and Bianca Rose Bowers.
Calling hours will be on Sunday, March 26, 2023, from 1:00-2:00 pm with a funeral ceremony to follow at 2:00 pm both at the Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. A private graveside burial will be held at a later date. Sheila loved Animals, especially her late dog Remy. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her name to the Maxine Lacy Fund at Broadview Animal Hospital, 134 Ten Rod Road Rochester, NH. 03867. Or by card please call 1-603-335-2120. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. www.cheshirefamilyfh.com.