Eugene P. Delong, 70, of Mountain Top, passed away on Tuesday at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
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Born in Slocum Township, he was a son of the late Paul and Helen (Fine) Delong. Prior to his retirement, Eugene worked for the Dana Perfume Corp. in Mountain Top. He served in the U.S. Army and the Army Reserves and was a member of the American Legion Post 781.
Eugene was an active member of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Mountain Top, where he also served as an usher. He was a dedicated son, husband, brother and uncle, and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, was his sister, Judie Maher.
Surviving are his wife, the former Linda Kishbaugh; sister, Louise Jenkins Catalogna, Wilkes-Barre; brothers-in-law, Paul Maher, Wilkes-Barre, Donald Kishbaugh, Orlando, and Gary Kishbaugh and his wife, Teresa, Bear, Del.; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Mountain Top, with Pastor Michele Kaufman officiating. Interment will follow in the Elan Memorial Park, Bloomsburg. Friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the McCune Funeral Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top, and again Friday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Paul's Lutheran Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated.
Published in Times Leader on Apr. 18, 2013