Beverly Bond Torok

September 30, 1939 - May 13, 2010

09/30/1939 - 05/13/2010

Past Services

Friday May 21, 2010
5:00 pm

Beverly B. Torok

Virginia Beach- Beverly Bond Torok, loving mother, grandmother and friend to all, who had a heart of gold left us too soon on May 13, 2010 surrounded by family and close friends.

This spirited child of F. Pierce and Sunshine Mildred S. Bond was born September 30, 1939 and raised in the shadows of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in the city of seven hills, Lynchburg, VA. After graduating from E.C. Glass H.S., she continued her education at Lynchburg College. With degree in hand, she started her career in physical and health education.

Beginning her adventures in what would become a 40+ year teaching career in Florida and Charlottesville, VA, she found what would be her destination and her home in Virginia Beach. Beginning at First Colonial, Bayside and Kellam High Schools, she was embraced by students and staff eventually retiring in 2004. Bev/Mom cherished her quality time with family, friends and with her out-going and effervescent personality, was a social butterfly and always the life of the party.

She met ex-husband Ted Torok in the 1960

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Beth Johnson
8 years ago

Bev was my second mother and I could not have asked for anyone better!! My thoughts & prayers to my best girlie Brooke; I love & miss you bunches and so sorry about your loss. Teddy, Ted, and the rest of the family: I’m so sorry for your loss and my thoughts and prayers to you all. We have lost a truely special woman, but Heaven has gained a beautiful angel. Love to all!! Beth Johnson Walker

Debbie Wallace Hollingsworth and Carrie Durbin Kline
8 years ago

Bev you were the best teacher anyone could have had. You were my favoriteBayside 72 and my daughter’s Kellam 97 favorite. There were SO many fun times to remember during school years and long since school. I always enjoyed running into you and Johnny.I know you are in a better place, but those that loved you hated to see you leave. You will always be in our hearts.

Johnny you will be okay and so will Brooke and Teddy. She made you strong people.

Bye Bev, hugs Debbie

Ricky and Faith Roberts
8 years ago

Beverly has left a very large imprint on many hearts, she will be missed by all. She was that ray of sunshine when she walked into a room. May she shine always in our hearts.

Love Ricky and Faith Roberts

8 years ago

Brooke, Teddy and all of her family, I am so sorry for your lost. She will be with you and all of us always. We will all miss and love her very much.

Dottie and Pete Hopp
8 years ago

Brooke, Teddy, Johnny and all of Bev’s family, I am so sorry for your loss. She was truly wonderful and full of life. I will surely miss her so very much, her phone calls, our talks, her laughter. Bev, you were loved by so many friends and family. All our love.

Lucy Woodall Harris
8 years ago

From all of Beverly’s friends and classmates of E.C. Glass class of 58, we send love and sympathy for the loss of one who was so precious to all of us. She was a dear friend and will be missed so much.

Many condolences to all of her family. Lucy Woodall-Harris/Chaplain

E. C. Glass High School, Class of 1958

Amy Brewer Broudy
8 years ago

God bless you Beverly Bond Torok! What a truly amazing woman!! She has left a foot print on our hearts forever! I smile at the mention of her name and the thought of her contagious laugh and smile. A true LEGACY of her time! I feel privileged to have known such a beautiful woman!

Kim Lanier
8 years ago

I am so sorry about your loss. Bev was my Health, PE, and Driver’s Ed teacher at Kelllam in 1983…

Years after I would do eye exams on her at Dr. Breedlove’s office. I trained her how to wear contacts… she was so funny and we always laughed so hard… I loved her free spirit…

She will be missed!

Kim “Ewell”


K Marchant
8 years ago

I have the pleasure of being in Ms Torok’s Health/PE class in 1998. She was one of the few teachers that was an absolute delight to learn from. God bless.

Jennifer Benson
8 years ago

I was a student of Mrs. Torok’s Health and PE class during the 1981/1982 school year at Kellam High School.

Our class was assigned to write a paper on someone who inspired us. I wrote about my dad who unexpectantly went to heaven the summer of 1981. It was also my first year of high school. Mrs. Torok wrote the following statement: You will always treasure the memories you have of your father. Those kind words meant the world to me.

The second incident was when I was on the track team I wasn’t a very fast runner. Mrs. Torok believed in my abilities and awarded me the Certificate of Appreciation for my efforts on the team.

Your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Your mom/grandmother/friend will be cherished for bringing love and laughter into the lives of so many.

Missy Engel
8 years ago

My deepest sympathy to Brook and Teddy. I have so many wonderful memmories of our families growing up together. I am so glad Beverly and my mom, Lou, were best friends and were there for eachother for so many years. Beverly’s spunky spirit will live on forever. I love you guys!

Dorothy and Peter Hopp, Billy and Bud
8 years ago

My deepest sympathy to Brooke, Teddy, Johnny and family of Beverly B. Torok. Bev will be deeply and sadly missed. I will miss her phone calls and our talks. Bev, we all loved you so much. You were not only my cousin but a very dear and loving friend.

Eric Compton
8 years ago

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Beverly will be missed. God Bless

Bernie & Rosemarie Roberts
8 years ago

Our deepest sympathy to Brooke, Teddy, Johnny and all of Beverly’s family. I always loved the times I spent with her. She was one fun loving cousin. Always happy and I really never knew what to expect next. We will always have such good memories of her especially her laugh.

8 years ago


Rita Cothran
8 years ago

To Brooke, Teddy and Johnny,

I am so very sorry for your loss. Bev, when we were growing up, was so vivacious and funny. She could, and would, make anyone laugh at just about anything. Those days are gone, her body is no longer with us, but her vivacious spirit and that wonderful room-filling laugh will be around for a long, long time.

If there is anything Bill and I can do to help any of you, please do not hesitate to call on us. Our number is 434 384-0896

Love to you all

Bill and Rita Cothran

Lorraine & Nick Mocca
8 years ago

To Brooke,Teddy,Bev’s family & friends: I will always remember her fantastic personality, her spontaneous laughs and caring ways. Everytime I would come and visit, wherever we would go, everyone knew her by name. Her students would work in the funhouse and as we went through, everyone would be yelling HI MRS. TOROK. What a great legacy she has left behind. I will miss her calls, her jokes, her laughter, and her wonderful spirit.I love her so much and life has definately been richer for having known her. She was a great & one of a kind cousin!!

Larry C. and Madison Liz Spencer
8 years ago

With all our Love. I know Bev is in a better place and her memory will always be with us.

Ed and Helen Huff
8 years ago

With thoughts and prayers and deepest sympathy for Brooke, Teddy, Johnny and all of Bev’s family. Bev was a fun-loving and energetic force in all that she did. Her ready laughter will be remembered always. Bev will be greatly missed.

Joan Bond McMinn
4 years ago

Brooke I was looking for your moms phone number to see if the John Hawkins was the one that I knew that died yesterday and came across her obit, I am so sorry to learn of this, I am actually shocked that she died so young.