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 Long, Willis R.
Born: 03/08/1950
Died: 05/19/2014
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Long, Willis R.

Long, Willis Raylynne age 64 of Andover Twp., NJ passed away Monday May 19th, 2014 in the Newton Medical Center. Born March 3, 1950 in Philadelphia, PA, he has lived in Andover Twp. for many years.  

          Son of the late Claudius Wilson and Ethel Mae (Price) Long, Willis was a graduate of the Landreth Elementary School and later the South Philadelphia High School. After High School Willis received his Associated Degree from Temple University and then earned his Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Dayton. Mr. Long had also achieved his Black Seal Certification, the RPA Certification as well as being a Loan Executive to the United Way.  Willis had worked many years as the Manager of Construction and Maintenance for the Prudential Insurance Co. Newark, NJ.  

          Mr. Long was pre deceased by his brothers Timothy and Frederick Daniels. Survivors include his beloved wife of many years Julia Frances (Burwell) Long, his children Kenneth Burwell, Timothy Carr, Curtis Long and Michael Long. Also surviving are his brothers Donald, Claude and Stephan and his wife Deborah Long as well as his seven grandchildren.      

      Memorial visitation will be held Saturday morning May 24th 2014 from 9 to 10AM with Memorial Services beginning at 10 AM in the Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home, 156 Main Street (Rt.206) Newton, NJ
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To Julia F. Long & Sons, We are deeply sadden by the loss of your beloved husband and father. We extend our love and sympathy at this time. Remember the words of our Savior..."weeping mat endure for a night but joy will come in the morning.: With loving prayers. Pastor & Church Family
Rev. Dr. Priscillae Burwell & Galilee Community Baptist Church Family
To Julia and Family We extend to you our prayers as we remember a special friend. I, Fred will always remember the days James and I spent with Willis when we grew up in South Philly. And I, Barbara, will remember the fun we always had when Willis would visit my parents' home. We thank God for his life, his special humor, his wisdom, and his kindness. The Lord keep you Julia and your family is our prayer. Fred and Barbara
Fred and Barbara Hicks
To Julia and family and Stephan We are praying for you and your family. We remember all the good times that we had whenever Willis came to visit. We remember his jokes about us girls and especially the kind way in which he spoke to our mother. Mom Bolger says to trust Jesus and think on Him. Take care Julia, and you too, Stephan.
Mary Bolger, Cynthia, and Patricia
I am very saddened to hear of the death of Willis. He will be missed. Henry Lewis Class of '67 SPHS
Henry Lewis
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