BOONSBORO, Md. — Robert J. Long
Sr., 78, of Boonsboro, Md., passed
away on Monday, March 27, 2017, at
Meritus Medical Center near
He was born on Jan. 20, 1939, in
Hagerstown to the late Joseph A. Sr.
and Helena B. Davis Long.
He was a 1956 graduate of
Hagerstown High School.
He was employed by M.P. Moller
Organs of Hagerstown for more than
30 years until his retirement.
He was a member of Grace United
Methodist Church, Hagerstown.
He was a member of Medairy Lodge
140 AF&AM, Williamsport, Md.
Robert is survived by his wife of
58 years, Betty J. Long; daughter,
Lana L. Shawley and her husband,
Bill Sr., of St. James, Md.; son,
Robert “John” Long and his wife,
Lana, of Williamsport; grandson,
Bill Shawley II and his wife,
Ashley, of Hagerstown; grandson,
Robert Shawley and his wife,
Lindsay, of Williamsport;
granddaughter, Kelli Long of
Will, Shelby, Avery, Mabry and one
on the way; sister, Beverly LaPole
of Hagerstown; sister, Patricia Long
Crowther of Hagerstown; sister,
Robin Mastiano of Williamsport;
brother, Ronald Long of
Williamsport; brother, Donald Long
of Clear Spring, Md.; and
brother-in-law, Gib Noll of
He was predeceased by a sister,
Constance Noll; brothers, Joseph A.
Long Jr. and Joseph Moore; and a
great-granddaughter, Bristol Shawley.
Graveside services will be held
at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park on
Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 2 p.m.,
with Rev. Ernest Witmer officiating.
The family requests the omission
of flowers. Memorial donations may
be made to the family at Shriner’s
Hospital, 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive,
Tampa, FL 33607.