Clifford C. Long

June 28th, 2017

HURON – Clifford C. Long, 77, of Huron, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Stein Hospice, Sandusky, after a lengthy illness.

   He was born March 29, 1940 in Cleveland and has been a resident of Huron for many years.

   He retired in 1995 after 30 years with Lockheed Aircraft.  He enjoyed retirement in his hometown, Huron.  A true Patriot and a brilliant mind will be missed dearly.

   He was a US Navy Veteran and served during Vietnam.

   He is survived by his wife, Irene (McGill) Long, married to for 53 years; daughters, Sari Kessel and Terri Steadman, both of New Hampshire, and Christine Turchi of Huron; grandchildren, Shannon (Matt) Shoemaker, Taylor and Cameron Kessel, Rachel Lombardi, Emma Steadman, and Ava Turchi; a great-grandchild, Mackenzie Shoemaker; a sister-in-law, Emily Long; cousin, Stephan DiMaria; and several nieces and nephews.

   He is preceded in death by his parents, Clifford R. and Sari (DiMaria) Long.

   Cremation has taken place and a Family Celebration of Life will be held at his request.

   Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, 44870 or to the Humane Society of Erie County, 1911 Superior St., Sandusky, 44870.

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   Foster Funeral Home & Crematory, Huron, is assisting the family with arrangements.