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 Edwin Jay Long

Edwin Jay Long

Birth
Muncy, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 2 Jun 2006 (aged 84)
Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Muncy, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot C 313
Memorial ID 62717109 · View Source
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Edwin Jay Long, 84, of 303 Quarry Road, Muncy, died Friday, June 2, 2006, at Sycamore Manor Health Center, Montoursville, where he was a resident for one week.

His wife of 55 years, the former Roberta Jean Burgwald, died July 5, 1999.

Born August 7, 1921, in Muncy, he was the son of William Roy and Anna May (Kell) Long.

A 1940 graduate of Muncy High School, Jay was a U. S. Air Force veteran of World War II, having served in the 15th Air Force in Foggia, Italy. He worked at the former W. R. Long Store in Muncy for 13 years, and then at the former Jones & Laughlin Steel (Wire Rope Div.) in Muncy for 27 years, where he was an interior salesman. He last worked in April of this year as a salesman for Muncy Machine & Tool Co., Inc.

Jay was a charter member of the former Muncy Jaycees and a past member of the Muncy Rotary Club for 15 years. He was an avid golfer and member at Turbot Hills Golf Club, and enjoyed attending Muncy High School football games.

Not only was Jay one of the oldest members of St. Andrew Evangelical Lutheran Church, Muncy, he was also a very active participant in church events. He served as a Sunday School teacher for many years and sang in the church choir.

Surviving are two daughters, Janet Kathleen (William) Peterman of Muncy and Aleta Maureen Drumm of Santa Fe, New Mexico; one stepsister, Elizabeth J. Salmon of Montoursville; four grandchildren and one great-grandson. He was anxiously awaiting the arrival of his newest great-grandson.

He was predeceased by three brothers, Samuel, Eugene and Melvin Long.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 9, at his church, 201 S. Main St., Muncy. Officiating will be his pastor, the Rev. Dr. Donald P. Edwards. Interment will be in Muncy Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

The family will provide the flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Andrew Evangelical Lutheran Church, 201 S. Main St., Muncy, PA 17756.

Arrangements are being handled by Grenoble's, 121 S. Main St., Muncy.


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  • Created by: gloria (glo) wolf
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62717109
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edwin Jay Long (7 Aug 1921–2 Jun 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62717109, citing Muncy Cemetery, Muncy, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by gloria (glo) wolf (contributor 47361753) .