Gilbert Carl Long

November 11, 2014

Long, Gilbert Obituary

Gilbert Carl Long, 78, of Rockhill Furnace, PA, died Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in Cromwell Twp., Huntingdon Co.

Born April 19, 1936 in Springfield Twp., Huntingdon Co., PA, he was a son of the late Furman & Mary (Park) Long. He was married to the former Janet JoAnn Pyne on March 7, 1959 at Mt. Nebo Church, RD, Mt. Union, PA. Mrs. Long preceded in death October 10, 1980.

Mr. Long is survived by his long time companion, Vivian Plank of RD, Orbisonia, PA; five children: Cheryl Long of Rockhill Furnace, PA, Michael Long and wife Amy of Three Springs, PA, Juanita Randall and companion Turk Aksor of Huntingdon, PA, Cindy Cohenour and husband Glenn, Jr. of Rockhill Furnace, PA and James Long of McConnellsburg, PA. Also surviving are eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and six siblings: Erma Brown and husband Ralph of RD, Orbisonia, PA, Jane Ramsey and husband Calvin of Harrisonville, PA, Vera Brown and husband Larry of Harrisonville, PA, Dale Long and companion Debra Neil of Shippensburg, PA, Linda McLucas and husband Russell, Jr. of McConnellsburg, PA and Loretta Strait of Fort Littleton, PA. Two sisters and three brothers preceded in death.

Mr. Long graduated from Saltillo High School where he played baseball. He loved the Steelers, Pirates, Penn State, hunting, fishing, NASCAR and riding his four wheeler. He was also an accomplished carpenter.

He was employed at Harbison-Walker Refractories, Mt. Union, PA until it's closing then retired in 1997 from Standard Steel, Lewistown.

Mr. Long was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving from 1955 until 1958.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, November 14, 2014 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA with Rev. Ed Seeley officiating. Interment will be made at the Old Methodist Cemetery, Maddensville, PA. Friends may call at the funeral home at 7 - 9 p.m. on Thursday and one hour prior to the service on Friday.




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November 13, 2014
7-9 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley St..
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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November 14, 2014
2 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley St..
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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November 14, 2014
3 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley St..
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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November 14, 2014

Interment
Old Methodist Cemetery

Maddensville, PA


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