Age 52 of St. Paul Minnesota Passed away at her St. Paul home surrounded by her loving family, after a brief battle with lung cancer. She was a prominent executive Vice-President for Health Care Policy at Weber Shandwick, a public affairs agency in Bloomington, MN. She loved the annual "ski" trip to Colorado and spending time with her family. Her family and her children were the most important thing to her; and they were given the gift of being at her side when she passed from this world to the next. Nancy had a contagious enthusiasm for life and will be missed by all who knew her and loved her. She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Chris Longley, and their 3 children Christopher "Kit" Longley of Washington, DC, Mariko Longley, and Charles Longley both of St. Paul, MN; Her parents Hideo Mori and his wife Pamela Mori of Spring Valley, MN, mother Grayce Mori of St. Paul, MN; Brothers Kent Mori of St. Paul, and Robert and his wife Yumi Mori and their son Hugo, of Tokyo, Japan. She is preceded in death by her grandparents and loving sister Ann Mori. Nancy grew up in Grand meadow, MN, graduated from St. Benedict's College in Collegeville, MN and William Mitchell College of law in St. Paul, MN. Prior to joining Weber Shandwick, she had worked for Himle Horner PR firm in Bloomington, MN. She is a former Finance Director for the Republican Party of Minnesota, and worked as a staff assistant and campaign aide for Senator Dave Durenberger and Congressman Jim Ramstad. A celebration of her life will begin on Monday, at Willwerscheid Funeral Home, 1167 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, 651-228-1006 MN from 4-8PM. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday 10AM at the Church of St. Thomas More, Summit Ave at Lexington, St. Paul. Memorials preferred to Saint Thomas Academy, 949 Mendota Heights Road, Mendota Heights, MN 55120, and St. Thomas More Church, 1093 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105. 651-228-1006


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Willwerscheid Funeral Home
 St. Paul, MN
(651) 228-1006

Published in Pioneer Press from Mar. 23 to Mar. 24, 2013