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COAST 4th Annual LONG FAMILY REUNION
The West Coast 4th Annual Long reunion is being held at Cape Lookout, Oregon, from July
2016. Contact Tom Brannigan at
firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
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3rd Annual WEST
COAST LONG FAMILY REUNION
The West Coast 3rd Annual Long reunion was held at Cape
Lookout, Oregon, from July 23 thru 26, 2015.
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2nd Annual WEST
COAST LONG FAMILY REUNION
The West Coast 2nd Annual Long reunion was held at Cape Lookout, Oregon, from July 24 thru 27,
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|John Robert Stilwell, born January 26, 2002 - parents Richard and Kimberly Stilwell|
|Domenick Angelo Zucco, born July 8, 2002 - parents Mandy and Chad Zucco|
|Daniel Connelly, born December 2002 - parents Cindy and Kevin|
|Carson Christopher Robertson, born February 7, 2007 - parents Richard and Renee|
|Gabriel James Stilwell, born August 26, 2008 - parents Richard and Kimberly Stilwell|
|Cash Edison Morgan, born January 21, 2010 - parents Cheri and Keith Morgan|
|Emyry Rowan Schaener, born December 11, 2010 - parents Joshua and Kristin Schaener|
|Ryan Matthew Stilwell, born March 3, 2011 - parents Richard and Kimberly Stilwell|
|Kirralee Rose Baker, born June 11, 2012 -
parents Kristina (Buzby) and Ryan Baker|
|Logan Marley Baker, born September 20,
2013 - parents Kristina (Buzby) and Ryan Baker|
|Myla Adilyn Swart, born March 2, 2016 -
parents Jessika Swart|
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|Dorothy Virginia Long Anderson; November 30, 2001|
|Robert Lionial Hayse, son of Robert Lee Hayse; February 28, 2002|
|Paul William Long; June 9, 2002|
|Agnes M. (Howard) Long; 2006|
|Robert (Bobby) Leroy Goodrich Sr.; October 17, 2010 in N. Largo, FL|
|Glenda Lee Goodrich-Bell, daughter of Howard and Jackie (Maxwell) Goodrich; July 15, 2011|
|Carroll Adam "Bud" Long, son of Clarence Long and Bernadine Edgar Long; March 4, 1942 - November 3, 2011|
|Stanley Goodrich, husband of Helen Goodrich, passed on June 18, 2013, Cumberland, MD.
|Russ Bower, uncle of Mary Pelopida and
many other nieces and nephews, passed July 8, 2013 at 8:30 pm|
|Jud Martin Jr., Carolyn Long Martin's
husband passed away on August 22, 2013 at his residence. The write
up can be found on Newman Funeral Homes at the Accident location.|
|Eunice Long, wife of
Roland Gene Long (Bud), of Hagerstown passed away Thursday, December 26, 2013. She had suffered a severe stroke earlier in 2013 and
had been in a nursing home. The funeral was Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the Douglas Fiery Funeral Home at 1331 Eastern Blvd.
Hagerstown, MD, 21740. Eunice was one of the founding members of our Long Family Reunion where she held office and was an
instrumental part of our annual family gatherings.|
|Howard Goodrich, husband of Jackie Goodrich, passed on February 9, 2014, Baltimore, MD.
|James (Jim) F Glass, husband of Joann M.
Long, and son of Thomas E. and Verna M. (Karlheim) Glass, passed on
June 8, 2014, Vernonia, OR.|
|Elizabeth J. (Long) Sheppard, 73, wife of John R. Sheppard, passed away from cancer on Friday, October 24, 2014, Terra Alta, WV.
Elizabeth was a huge part of our annual family reunions and she will
be greatly missed. |
|Roland Gene "Bud" Long Sr., 83, husband of
Rebecca, of Baldwin, MD. Passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015.|
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|Allison Long - MCP (Medical College of Pennsylvania), Hahnemann University, May 15, 2002|
|Kristina R. Buzby - Jefferson High School, June 4, 2006 (Daughter of Jeanne Marie Swart)|
|Jessika M. Swart - James Groves Adult High School, June 8, 2010 (Daughter of Jeanne Marie Swart)|
|Justin M. Swart - Washington High School, May 29, 2011 (Son of James Michael Swart)|
|Kortnie C. Barrett - NARF Accredited School Program, June 18, 2011 (Daughter
of Yvette Swart, Step-daughter of James Michael Swart)|
|Kasie Barret - Ministry and Leadership
degree from Ignite Bible College, Christiansburg, VA, April 29, 2016
(Daughter of Yvette Swart, Step-daughter of James Michael Swart)
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|James C. Wolosencuk married Susan Herreman
on August 31, 2003|
|Allison Long married Kevin Wegner on November 11, 2006|
|James Michael Swart married Yvette Cramer
on November 9,2009|
|Joshua Schaener married Kristin Nichole Beene
on March 8,2010|
|Kristina Raye Buzby married Ryan Michael Baker
|Justin Michael Swart married Jennifer
DeJong on June 5, 2016|
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GLENDA LEE GOODRICH-BELL, diagnosed with acute
passed away on July 15, 2011.
Glenda Lee Passed away on July 15, 2011, at VCU Massey
Hospital in Richmond, Virginia. Glenda was the daughter of Howard and
Jackie (Maxwell) Goodrich. The family lived in Middlesex for most of her
life. Glenda was a Girl Scout, Pioneer Girl, participated in Tap, Ballet
dancing and was a member of the Royal Stars Majorettes, winning many
trophies. Glenda also was a member of the Protestant Community Church.
Glenda attended EVT High School and graduated in 1974 in
Cosmetology. She had great styling skills and won many trophies in Hair
Cutting. Glenda later moved to Stafford, VA and worked for the FBI, where
she made many friends.
Glenda had been engaged to Bob Matthews, they had a
beautiful relationship and were very much in love. They had planned a Fall
Wedding at their home in Virginia.
Survivors include: Fiance: Bob Matthews:
Howard and Jackie Goodrich of Sue Creek; Sisters: Gerrie Lynn Glaser
and husband David of Camas, WA, and Gale Leslie Dawson and husband Chuck
of Baltimore; Brother: Rusty Goodrich and wife Pam of Vienna, VA;
Nieces and Nephews: Taylour, Kameron, Collin, Tanner, Ryan and Payton.
Also, Bob's children: William and Melissa.
Glenda was cremated and a Memorial Service was
held on July 30, 2011 at Living Hope Lutheran Church at 325 Courthouse
Road (Rt. 630) at 12:00 PM with Pastor Gary Reuter officiating. Thank you
and God Bless everyone for the support and prayers you have given our
family the last four months.
1942 - November 3, 2011
Carroll Adam "Bud"
Long, 69, Morgantown, passed away Thursday, November 3,
2011,surrounded by his family and friends at Monongalia General
Bud was born in Deep
Creek Lake, MD on March 4, 1942, the son of Clarence Long and
Bernadine Edgar Long.
Bud is survived by
his wife of 47 years Jeannie Long, one son Timothy Long of Morgantown,
WV; two grandchildren Derek Michael Long and Caleb Adam Long both of
Morgantown, WV; one sister Wilma Brown of Ravenswood, WV, and several
nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his faithful companion
“Rosey” his dog.
Bud was a graduate
of Northern High School in Accident, MD in 1960, where he played
football and basketball. He also graduated from WVU in 1969. He worked
in the mobile home business upon his return to Morgantown, WV. Bud is
also the owner of Tranquility Mobile Home Park here in Morgantown. He
was also employed in the maintenance department for WVU Athletics
where he retired. He was an avid WVU sports fan. Bud loved to hunt and
spend time in the outdoors, go on car cruises with the former Dream
Machines car club.
In addition to his
parents, he is preceded in death by his twin sister Carolyn Martin of
MD, and an infant brother Harold.
Friends will be
received at Hastings Funeral Home, 153 Spruce St., Morgantown on
Sunday, November 6, 2011, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Monday,
November 7, 2011,with visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the
funeral service at 11am at the funeral home.
The family would
like to give a special thanks to Dr. Badgery and the nurses of the
third floor at Monongalia General Hospital for their special care and
follow in Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens, Westover.
1290 Fairmont Road
2:00PM to 4:00PM on
Sunday, November 6th, 2011 at Hastings Funeral Home, Inc.
7:00PM to 9:00PM on
Sunday, November 6th, 2011 at Hastings Funeral Home, Inc.
11:00AM at Hastings Funeral Home on Monday, November 7th, 2011
Howard Russell Goodrich, Sr.
June 22, 1930 to Feb. 9, 2014
born in Edgemere, MD., to Madison and Helen Goodrich. He was
born the same day as the Lindberg Baby and his Dad was picked up
by the State Police twice while on Route 40 going to PA., thinking
Howard was that child. Howard went to Ohio to his Grandmothers
until the tragedy was over. His Dad also took him to his friend Mickey
Vernon's, who played 1st base for Washington Senators. He taught
Howard to play 1st base, which he did, and he was very good at that.
He played until he was 45 years old. He went in the U.S. Navy
four months before his 17th birthday. He had his Basic Training
at Great Lakes and was assigned to the USS Little Rock at Providence,
RI. Howard said when he first saw the ship he was so impressed
because the ship was so big. The Navy had an exercise in the
Atlantic, which included the USS Missouri, and Howard's ship won the
"E" flag for that exercise. Howard was a Gunners Mate. One
year later his ship was put out of commission, and Howard was
transferred to the USS Nespleen, a tanker. On one trip, Howard's
ship was sent to North Pole to carry Jet Fuel, as this was the "Cold
War" with Russia. His ship was hit by an Ice Berg so they shut
off the compartment, and the ship did not get back to port for 3
months. That was "Operation Deep Freeze". Howard came home
on leave in Dec. 1951 and met future wife Jackie. On March 1,
1952, Howard resigned the Navy and joined the Baltimore City Police
Dept. They married on August 22, 1953, and had four children:
Gerrie Lynn, Rusty Jr., Glenda Lee, and Gale Leslie. Howard left
the Baltimore City Police Dept. after eight years, and drove a tanker
for Texaco. When the Co. left for Virginia, Howard got a
position with MD State Public Service Commission. Howard retired
in 1989. Howard was a softball player, a golfer, a bowler
(winning many trophies), and he loved his family. Howard built
his retirement home, when he was 50 years old, for he and his wife
Jackie (Myra) on Sue Creek as he loved the Water. Howard and
Jackie also have four grandchildren: Taylour and Kameron, in
Oregon; Ryan (granddaughter), and Payton in Florida; and Collin and
Tanner of White Marsh, MD.
a life member of the B.P.O. Elks of Essex Lodge #1866, a V.P. of the
Middlesex Civic Assoc., an active member of his church, and after 20
years of leaving the Navy, Howard joined the Associations for both of
his ships. Howard loved the Navy, and being reconnected to his
ships and ship mates brought him great joy.
gone but not forgotten...
MEET AGAIN DOWN BY THE WATER...
James F Glass
Born on Mar. 5, 1936
Departed on Jun. 8, 2014 and resided in Vernonia, OR.
Glass, 78, a resident of the Vernonia community, died Sunday, June
8, 2014 at The Gardens in Forest Grove.
Arrangements are pending at this time.
James (Jim) F Glass was born March 5, 1936 in Altoona,
Pennsylvania, the son of Thomas E and Verna M (Karlheim) Glass. He
was raised and received his education in, Altoona, PA having
graduated from Altoona High School in 1954. He passed away
peacefully June 8, 2014 due to Primary Progressive
united in marriage to Joann M. Long on July 9, 1967 in
Murrysville, PA. Following their marriage they made their home in
Ashville, PA until 1970. They then made their home in Pasadena,
CA. They then moved to North Plains, OR where they raised their
family and then in 1999 they retired to Vernonia, OR.
Jim was an
active member of the Kittanning Trail Volunteer Fire Co., Logan
Township, Blair County, PA since 1954 and the Assistant and then
Fire Chief for two years starting in 1961. For five years he was a
school bus driver for Logan Township. Jim attended Penn State
studying electrical engineering. He served in the National Guard
28th Division as Squad Leader Sgt. E-5 Troop C 1st Recon SQDN 103D
Armor with an Honorable Discharge in 1962. Jim was an avid Amateur
Radio Operator and worked in the HVAC/Refg. Service until he
retired in 1998.
preceded in death by his parents and older brother, Robert E
survived by his wife, Joann Glass of Vernonia, Oregon; a daughter
and son-in-law, June and Dave, of Battleground, WA; daughter,
Janice, of Lincoln City, Oregon; a son and daughter-in-law, Joel
and Jennifer, of Vernonia, Oregon and son and daughter-in-law,
Jonathan and Angela, of Rainier, Oregon; two brothers Bill, Palm
Beach Gardens, Fla.; Don, Altoona, PA; and four sisters, Barbara
Alice, Altoona PA; Joan, Springfield, VA; Linda, Sunnyvale, CA;
and Kathy, Montgomery AL.
surviving are five granddaughters, Meghan, Katie, Nicole, Lauren,
and Abigail and several sister-in-laws, brother-in-laws, nieces
Jim chose to donate his brain to OHSU for research and will be
buried in Pennsylvania with his parents and older brother at Rose
A huge Thank You goes out to all the Staff at The Gardens,
Dementia Care, Neighborhood 400, Forest Grove, Oregon for all of
his care the last eight years. Additional thanks to N W Hospice
for their support.
Elizabeth J. Sheppard
July 17, 1941 - October 24, 2014
Elizabeth J (Long) Sheppard,
73, of Terra Alta, died Friday October 24, 2014, after a battle with cancer at
her residence. Born July 17,1941 in Salem, NJ, she was the daughter of the late
Lloyd W. and Roberta (Harris) Long of Salem, NJ and the great grand daughter of
the late John and Sara Catherine Long of McHenry, MD. During her lifetime she
was involved in the 4-H programs with being the 1958 NJ State winner in the
clothing/sewing category and was awarded a trip to Chicago. While living in PA
she was active in the Holmes Presbyterian Church as Co-Chair and Chairman of
the women's association and a circle leader. After living in PA for forty four
years she moved to Terra Alta to live out her retirement. She worked with the
needle work group on Wednesday mornings at Alpine Lake, and then later brought
the quilters back together to form the "sew together" group meeting
on Mondays. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, John R. Sheppard whom
she married on September 28th, 1963; son John Michael Sheppard of West Chester,
PA; daughter Kimberly Denise Stilwell and husband Richard of Pottstown, PA; 5
grandchildren and one great grandchild. Cremation services will be provided by
Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home, Terra Alta with burial at a future date.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Hospice Care Corp., PO Box 760, Arthurdale, WV 26520. Personal condolences may be made at
Roland Gene "Bud" Long Sr., 87
Roland "Bud" Gene Long
Sr., 87, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015, at the Meritus
Born Thursday, December 8, 1927, in
Mountain Lake, MD, he was the son of the late Benjamin W. Long and the late
Effie J. (Bittinger) Long. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Eunice
Hastings Long, in 2013.
He was employed as plant manager
with the Hagerstown Laundry for 18 years and later with Ravenwood Lutheran
Village as the maintenance supervisor for 15 years. He was a member at St.
John's Lutheran Church, where he was very active and especially enjoyed singing
on the choir. He was also a member of the Alsatia Club.
He is survived by his son, Roland
Gene Long Jr. and wife, Rebecca, of Baldwin, MD.
He was preceded in death by two
brothers and three sisters.
Services will be held Thursday, May
14, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd.
North, Hagerstown, MD, with the Rev. Edward Heim officiating.
Family will receive friends at the
funeral home on Thursday, May 14, 2015, from 12 to 1 p.m.
Interment will be at the Cedar Lawn
Memorial Park, Hagerstown, MD.
In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be made to the Alsatia Club, 141 W. Washington St., Hagerstown,
MD 21740; or to St. John's Lutheran Church, 141 S. Potomac Street, Hagerstown,
Online condolences may be expressed at www.douglasfiery.com
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