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Geraldine A. Long


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Geraldine A. Long Obituary
Geraldine Angelina (Cerce) (Reardon) Long, 92 of Middleboro, passed away on January 2, 2017. Born on November 19, 1924 in Brockton, she was the daughter of the late John and Incoronata (Gelsomina) Cerce. Gerry was a good student and enjoyed playing softball and basketball for St. Colemans Parish and as a teenager, was responsible for the altars cloths and vestments. Gerry married her first husband Thomas A. Reardon and had five children. She was widowed very early and did a tremendous job raising them alone. Gerry was a devote Catholic which she heavily relied on. Her faith was her rock throughout her life. She worked at Rockland High School in the cafeteria for many years as well as a secretary for Tedeschi Realty. She met an old friend of theirs, Charles W. Long, who had recently lost his wife. They were married and had 37 years together until his recent death. Gerry is survived by her children, Michael Reardon and wife Cynthia of Pembroke, David Reardon and wife Maureen of Abington, Thomas Reardon and wife Jamie of Plymouth, Mary Wagner and husband David of Halifax, James Reardon and wife Debra of Brockton, Charlene Long of Burbank, Calif., David Long and wife Susan of Sedona, Ariz., Charles Jr. and wife Margo of Thronton, Colo., John Long and wife Nancy of Somerville, Michael Long and wife Mary of Bayside, Wis. She also leaves many loving grand and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and was a friend to her neighbors at Oak Point in Middleboro. Visiting hours in the Sullivan Funeral Homes, 45 E. Water St., Rockland on Thursday 9 -10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass to follow at St. Joseph the Worker Church, 1 Maquan St., Hanson at 11 a.m. Burial at Holy Family Cemetery in Rockland. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gerrys name can be made to , 480 Pleasant St, Watertown, MA 02472. For directions and online guest book, visit www.SullivanFuneralHomes.com. Hanover Rockland Hanson 781-878-0920 781-293-2020 Family Owned & Operated For 5 Generations Since 1897
Published in The Patriot Ledger on Jan. 4, 2017
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