John H. Longdyke
1933-2014 SHEFFIELD John H. Longdyke, 80, of Pike Road, died Monday, February 10, 2014 at Fairview Hospital. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on October 12, 1933, son of the late John Henry and Margaret Brewer Longdyke. John worked as an insurance adjuster for Wheeler and Taylor. John enjoyed antique cars and shows and owned antique cars. He also enjoyed gardening, working in his woods creating park like atmospheres and reading. John is survived by his wife Carolyn Bliss Longdyke whom he married on November 27, 1954; one son, Peter John Longdyke and wife Amy of Murphy, N.C, two daughters, Lucinda Dee of Newfane, Vt. and Amy Sedgewick and husband Chuck of Townsend, Tenn.; one brother, Robert Allan Longdyke of San Diego, Calif.; four grandchildren, Rachel, Korie, Lachlann and Knowlton; and six great grandchildren. John was predeceased by son , Keenan Todd Longdyke. In keeping with John's wishes there will be no calling hours. BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME, 33 South Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230 in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Feb. 12, 2014