Roger LONG

Obituary of Roger E. LONG

Roger E. LONG, 65, of Galeton, PA, died Thursday, January 24, 2019 in his home.  

 

Born April 9, 1953, in Port Allegany, he was the son of Fred R. and F. Virginia Hartman Long.  

 

On August 9, 1975, in Emporium, he married the former Deborah J. Horning, who survives. 

 

A graduate of Galeton Area High School and Pittsburgh Art Institute, he owned and operated Bridge Street Marketing Group and Long Stone Company.  He was a member of Galeton Rotary Club and was a Paul Harris Fellow.  Roger loved the outdoors, working with his hands, building and creating.  

 

Surviving besides his wife, Deborah, are:  his father, Fred Long of Galeton;  three sons, Joshua E. (Carrie) Long of Knoxville, Chad E. (Heather) Long of Milford, DE, Brett A. Long of Johnson City, TN;  a granddaughter, Jaley Long;  four step-grandchildren;  aunts, Barbara Hartman, Debbie Hartman, and June Schoonover;  uncles, Art Long and David Bartholomew;  and his faithful companion, Brodie.  He was predeceased by his mother.  

 

A private gathering was held at Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Patterson Cancer Center or Cole Hospice, c/o UPMC Cole, 1001 E. Second St., Coudersport, PA 16915, or the Galeton Public Library, 5 Park Lane, Galeton, PA 16922.  

 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.