It is with great sadness and heartbreak, but with huge gratitude for her long happy life, we announce the peaceful passing of a very dear mother, grandmother, sister-in law, aunt and dear friend, Muriel Long, 94 years of age on Monday, February 19, embraced in the arms of her loving family.
Predeceased by her parents Amelia and Abia Purchase, Husband Harold James Long, infant son Paul and all of her siblings. Leaving to morn with fond and loving memories, her children: Gerry (Rosemarie), Stan (Barb),Elizabeth (Lee), Rick (Sandra), Harold James (Jim) (Annmarie), Christine (Wayne), Maxse (Mickey) (Terry); 18 grandchildren (whom referred to her as Nanny Moo); 16 great- grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; special sister-in-law and lifetime friend, Audrey Coffin; sisters-in-law Florence Purchase, Winne Long, Viola Long; life time friend Barb Moores; nieces and nephews, her loving cabin buddies, numerous friends and devoted dog, Ollie.
She was a truly gentle soul who will be forever cherished in the hearts of those who knew her. A very special thank you to the staff at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital 7 East and especially the staff of the PCU at the Miller Centre for their care and compassion they showed her in her final days and a special thank you to Reverend Canon Iliffe Sheppard for his many visits.
Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 12 noon – 9 p. m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. – 9 p. m. Thursday. Funeral service will take place on Friday, February 23rd, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. from the Anglican Cathedral. Interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road.
Flowers greatly accepted. Donations may be made in her name to the Children’s Wish Foundation. To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com.
“Mom you will be forever loved and deeply missed by us all”
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