FORT MEADE - Patricia Jane Long, 71, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013 as a result of respiratory failure.
Born May 15, 1941 in Michigan City, Indiana, Ms. Long moved to Polk County in 1983 from Michigan. She was retired, but previously worked for the Polk County School Board, Wal-Mart and Sam's Club. She was a member of Women of the Moose Lodge #1152. Ms. Long was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Winter Haven.
She is survived by her son, Christopher Long; daughter, Tina Thomson and her husband, Darwin; granddaughter, Maggie McCormick; and brother, Richard Kay and family.
A memorial service will be conducted Friday, May 3, 2013 at 2pm at Lakeland Funeral Home, 2125 South Bartow Highway in Lakeland.
Condolences may be made to Ms. Long's family at
Published in Ledger from Apr. 30 to May 1, 2013