Abraham T. Long, 51, of Shickshinny, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, March 18, 2014 in Berwick Hospital Center after being stricken ill at his home.
He was born Feb. 21, 1963, a son of Mary Jane Kosakowski Long Lamoreaux, Hunlock Creek, and the late Eli Long, Sr.
He attended and graduated from Northwest Area School and had been employed as a truck driver for several companies and last by Calex Co.
Abe loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Prior to disability, he enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Polish Falcons, Mocanaqua, and a social member of the American Legion Post 495, Shickshinny.
In addition to his mother, he will be dearly missed by his wife of 21 years, the former Jeanette Cooper; daughters, Amanda and Amber Long, at home; grandchildren, Katherine London and Colton Long; brothers, Eli Long Jr., Hunlock Creek, and Bruce Long, Lake Silkworth; sisters, Helen Wojciechowski and husband, Gary, Shickshinny, Terry Long, Hunlock Creek; step-father, Dan Lamoreaux; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and a nephew, Gary Wojciechowski Jr.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday from the Clarke Piatt Funeral Home, Inc., 6 Sunset Lake Road, Hunlock Creek.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.