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Long, Donna Jean (Died)
appeared in Sentinel Review, 7 Nov 2017, A, p. 10, column 5
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LONG, Donna Jean - Passed away, peacefully, after a courageous struggle, at her home, RR #3 Tillsonburg, Donna Jean Long, with her loving husband of thirty years, Roy "Roger" Long and family members by her side, on Sunday, November 5th, 2017, at the age of 73. Donna formerly worked at Woodingford Lodge, Woodstock for fifteen years, until 1987. Donna drove for Sharpe Bus Lines near Delhi until 2007. She served as the Door person and "Roadie" for Country Classics Jamborees. Born in Woodstock, daughter of the late George Boden (Born in England) and the late former Ruby Mills (born in Fairground, Ontario). Beloved wife of Roger Long. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of: Kim Allen Gratton (Lisa), of Woodstock and Dawn (Gratton) Derbowka (Ted Derbowka), of Ingersoll. Proud grandmother of five grandchildren: Jamie, Terry, Racheal, Jessica and Aaron and three great-granddaughters: Paityn, Madeline, and Addsyn. Survived by a brother Jack Boden (Ethel), of Woodstock and a sister Doreen Rutter, of Mount Elgin (and the late Ernie Rutter) brother-in-law, Doug Jobson, of Sudbury (and sister, the late Ruth Ann Jobson) and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by an infant brother Harold Boden. Friends, neighbours and relatives will be received by the family on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the MAURICE J. VERHOEVE FUNERAL HOMES - BURIAL AND CREMATION SERVICES INC. , 262 Broadway Street, Tillsonburg. A Funeral Service to Celebrate Donna's Life will be conducted on Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Home Chapel, by Elder Mark Million, of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Tillsonburg. Interment to follow in the Cultus United Cemetery. A Time of Music and Fellowship will follow the interment, to Celebrate Donna Jean Long's Life at Roger Long's Farm, 712439 Middletown Line Road, RR3 Tillsonburg (near Otterville). Memorial donations in Donna's memory are payable (by cheque) to the "Cancer Society - Lung Cancer Research" through the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Home, Tillsonburg (519) 842 - 4238. Personal condolences and favourite memories can be shared at www.verhoevefuneralhomes.com

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7 Nov 2017
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5 Nov 2017
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.13339 Longitude: -80.7497
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Long, Donna Jean (Died)