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Lawrence J. Long Sr.

November 10, 1942 ~ December 6, 2019 (age 77)

Obituary

Lawrence J. “Larry” Long Sr., age 77, of Kent, died on Friday, December 6, 2019 at UH Portage Medical Center.

Larry was born November 10, 1942 in Morgantown, WV to Lawrence and Mary (Newkirk) Long.  He was a member of Holy Family Church in Stow.  Larry loved racing cars, shooting pool, bowling, playing cards and traveling.  He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.  Larry was meticulous especially in maintaining his yard and home.

He is survived by wife of 47 years, Christine Long; sons, Christopher Long, Michael Todd (Lewrie) Long and Tom (Rebecca Byrne) Lennon; daughter, Debra Bird; eleven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his sons, John Edward Lennon Jr. and Larry Long Jr; parents, Lawrence and Mary (Newkirk) Long.

A Life Celebration will be held 2:00 - 4:00 PM Tuesday, December 10th at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home, where calling hours will be held 6:00 - 8:00 PM Tuesday, December 10th.  Burial will be held at Standing Rock Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Portage County Animal Protective League, 8122 Infirmary Road, Ravenna, OH 44266 www.Portageapl.org.  Services in care of Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory, 628 West Main Street, Kent, OH 44240.

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Services

Celebration of Life
Tuesday
December 10, 2019

2:00 PM
Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory
628 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240

Calling Hours
Tuesday
December 10, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory
628 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240


Donations

Portage County Animal Protective League
8122 Infirmary Road, Ravenna OH 44266

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