Sylvia Ellen Bond was born in Monterey Park, CA to O.L. “Bill” and Gladys Bond on January 7, 1931.
She grew up in Alhambra and graduated from Mark Keppel High School in 1948. She married David
Elliott Herman in 1949 and worked to help put him through Occidental College. She received a P.H.T. (Put Husband Through) when he received his B.A. They moved to Glendale in 1954 where they raised three children: Kathleen Marie, Rosemary Taylor and Kenneth William. While David was teaching at Toll Jr. High School and Hoover High School, she had several jobs as a bookkeeper. Her last job was at ATS Travel Service which opened up the world of travel. Sylvia and David saw much of the world and made many friends. When Sylvia went to be with her Lord, she left her husband of 63 1/2 years, three children, a son-in-law and daughter-in-law, ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren with two on the way.
Services will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Burbank.