Obit: LONG, Ruth Rose [née DUNLOP]

Ruth Rose Long 1925-2011
Ruth Rose Long, 86 years of age, of Maccan, passed away on Friday,
September 30, 2011 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Born
in Maccan she was a daughter of the late John & Henrietta Dunlop. Ruth
had worked as a Post Clerk in Maccan for 11 years. She was a member of
the Holy Family Parish CWL and a Honorary member of the Maccan Legion
#134. Ruth was a loved and respected member of the community and the
church. There was nothing more important to her than spending time with
her family. Ruth will be sadly missed by her daughters, Shauna Stewart
(Jim) of Moncton, Donna Long of Alseund, Norway; two sons, John
(Lesley) of Milford, NS and Michael (Maureen) of Rothesay, NB; a
brother, Ross (Barb) of Chignecto, NS; grandchildren, Craig, Victoria,
Sarah, Justin, Lynda, Celia, Mason, Nicholas, Emily, Dawson, Joseph,
Benjamin, and Gabriel; as well as one great grandson, Leo. Besides her
parents she was predeceased by her daughter, Jacquelyn Gregg; one
grandson, Johnathan Alexander; two sisters, Marjorie and Mary (Isabel)
Dunlop and seven brothers, Robert, John, Girvan, Harry, Earl, Donald and
Eldon.
Honoring the families wishes, the remains have been cremated.
Visitation will be held at the Furlong-Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church
St., Amherst, NS on Wednesday from 6-9 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at
the Holy Family Parish on Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 10 a.m. with
Father Vernon Driscoll officiating. Burial to follow in the Maccan
Cemetery. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to
the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of choice. www.furlongjones.ca
[Sunday, 02-October-2011 Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, Amherst, NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2011-10-02]
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