Beloved father & grandfather, retired corrections officer William (Bill) R. Long, 82, Staten Island native, Son of William F. and Lillian Long, retired Captain from NYC Department of Corrections, passed away peacefully in his home, May 8, 2021. He grew up in Annadale, lived on the South Shore of Staten Island, and spent his remaining years in Manahawkin, N.J. Bill was a strong, athletic, hard worker in his younger years. He enjoyed being a grandpa, playing golf, loved to eat delicious family-style meals, and was always quick to lend a helping hand. He is survived by son Thomas, five daughters Loretta (Bootsie), Nancy, Barbara, Kathy, and Julie, and 13 grandchildren.
Published by Staten Island Advance from Sep. 24 to Sep. 26, 2021.