Helen Marie Long, 95, of New Grenada, and more recently a resident of the Long Term Care Unit of the Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at the medical center.
Born Nov. 4, 1923, on the Cromer farm at Fort Littleton, she was the daughter of the late Robert Bruce and Anna Estella (Wible) Cromer. She was united in marriage to Ray Eldon Long Sept. 11, 1946, in Hagerstown, Maryland. Mr. Long preceded her in death Jan. 31, 1980.
Mrs. Long is survived by two sons, Ray Allen Long and wife, Phyllis June, and Dennis Long and wife, Karen, all of New Grenada; four grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert Boyd Cromer and Welker Reed “Bud” Cromer; and three sisters, Gladys Irene Kleckner, Thelma Ruth Dubas and Freda Beatrice Brown.
Mrs. Long was a member of the Dublin Mills Community Church, Hustontown.
She received her elementary education at Fort Littleton and was a 1941 graduate of Hustontown High School. Mrs. Long was a registered nurse, graduating in 1944 from the Hospital for Women of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland. She also studied home economics at the University of Pennsylvania, Indiana.
Mrs. Long worked as an RN and was last employed at the Quincy United Methodist Home, Quincy. Earlier, she had worked at the Fulton County Medical Center, Bedford Memorial Hospital and the former Guilford Hills Nursing Home, Fayetteville. Also Mrs. Long taught home economics at Saltillo High School, Saltillo, Southern Huntingdon High School, Orbisonia, and at Forbes Road High School, Waterfall. She also served as cafeteria manager at Wells-Taylor Elementary School and Forbes Road High School.
During her lifetime, she enjoyed canning, sewing and crocheting.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Dublin Mills Community Church, 2700 Dublin Mills Road, Hustontown, with the Rev. Jay Lobach officiating. Interment will be made in the Dublin Mills Community Church Cemetery.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service Sunday at the church.
Arrangements are by the M. R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown.