Daniel N. Bondareff, 72, the founder and board chairman of Bond Foods, a chain of five grocery stores in Northern Virginia, died June 19 at a hospital in Rochester, N.Y., after a heart attack. He had been attending a reunion of his Cornell University class in Ithaca, N.Y.
Mr. Bondareff, a resident of Royal Palm Beach, Fla., since 1982, was a past president and board member of Virginia Food Dealers Association. He was a founder and past board chairman of the State Bank of Prince William County in Dumfries and a founder and former vice chairman of the old Northern Virginia Bank in Springfield, which became part of the Sovran Bank system.
Mr. Bondareff was born in Washington and graduated from McKinley Technical High School. He graduated from Cornell University. He started Bond Foods in Washington about 1937. At the time of his death, there were outlets of the food store chain in Woodbridge, Dumfries, Stafford, Fredericksburg and Quantico.
He was a past president of the Springfield Kiwanis Club and had served on the board of the Montclair Country Club in Dumfries.
Survivors include his wife, the former Esther Schiff of Royal Palm Beach; two children, Richard, of Bethesda, and Ellen Getek of Burke; one sister, Helen Feldberg of Silver Spring, and two granddaughters.