80, of Findlay Twp., joined the Church Triumphant on Monday, February 24, 2014. Cherished husband of Arlene Eriksson Long; loving father of Rev. Dr. Jeff (Lois) Long, Traci Melnick, and Lori (Mark) Thomas; beloved brother of Betty Kletzli, Louetta Provost, Charlotte Weir, Samuel Long, and the late Charles Long, Catherine Lipely, Ann Carroll, and Mary Drugmand; cherished grandfather of Seth Melnick, Emily and Rachael Long, Lindsay, and Cassidy and Dane Thomas. Family to receive friends at the WHARTON - HERRICK FUNERAL HOME, 951 Cliff Mine Rd., N. Fayette Twp., Imperial, PA, on Thursday, February 27, 2014, between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service will take place at Christ Church of Grove Farm, 249 Duff Rd., Sewickley, PA at 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 28, 2014. Interment will follow in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville, PA. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Good Samaritan Hospice House, 146 Neely School Rd., Wexford, PA 15090, or The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
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Herrick Compassionate Funeral Service
951 Cliff Mine Road Imperial, PA 15126

Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Feb. 26, 2014