George C Long

March 19, 1954 ~ December 6, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old
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George Long Obituary

George C. Long, 69, of Unityville passed away on Wednesday December 6, 2023, while working at his family owned and operated garage. He was born March 19, 1954, in Danville, a son of the late George and Ruth (McHenry) Long.

He graduated from Hughesville High School. George took over the family business Long’s Garage after his grandfather passed away. He drove school bus for East Lycoming School District for 30 years. He was a member of the Hughesville Moose, and the Unityville Fire Company where he was the chief for 30 years and an EMT for 8 years.  George enjoyed hunting, golfing, going to NASCAR races, and teasing his grandchildren. George was quick witted and had an answer for everything.

George is survived by his wife the former Joyce Rupert, whom he married July 26, 1974, two children Robert Long and companion Jennifer Gifford of Unityville, Heather Jones husband Archie of Palm Coast, FL, five grandchildren; Aaron, Austin, Logan, Lauren, Ashlyn, and three great-grandchildren; Ryan, Rhett, and Rhenn Long. As well as two brothers Ed Long of Missouri, Todd Long wife Ann of Unityville, and sister Lydi-Ann Gitschlag of Unityville.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday January 6, 2024, at 2:00 pm at Unityville Fire Co., 6187 PA-42, Unityville, PA 17774 with Pastor Dave Harmon officiating.

In lieu of flowers contributions in George’s memory may be sent to Unityville Fire Co., 6187 PA-42, Unityville, PA 17774.

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Celebration of Life
January 6, 2024

2:00 PM
Unityville Fire Co (Unityville, PA)


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