Viola Alfreda Long

June 14, 2019


Passed peacefully away at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home on June 14th, 2019, Viola Long, aged 89 years.  Predeceased by, husband Wilfred; son, Austin Long; parents Richard and Phoebe Mercer; and siblings. Leaving to mourn and celebrate her life are her daughters Elaine (Kenny) Nash and Joan (Craig) Nolan; grandchildren Ginny (Jon) Long, Kate (Brad) Nolan, Erin (Matt) Nolan, Heather (Johnny) Nash, Eric Long and Adam Long; great granddaughter  Penelope Nolan; and daughter in law, Tammy Fry; as well as a large number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A special thank you to the staff of 1 North, St. Patrick’s Mercy Home, for the care and compassion shown towards mom during her 2 years stay. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home on Sunday, June 16th from 4-9 p.m. and Monday, June 17th from 10-2 p.m. and 4-9 p.m. also on Tuesday, June 18th from 10-12:30 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 18th at 1 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at Kenmount Road Anglican cemetery. Flower gratefully accepted or donations may be made to the School’s Lunch Program.



4-9 p.m. on June 16, 2019

10-2 p.m. on June 17, 2019

4-9 p.m. on June 17, 2019

10-12:30 p.m. on June 18, 2019

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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1:00pm, Tuesday June 18th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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Jesus said: “I am the Resurrection and the Life, whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live”
Dear Elaine, Joan and family
Mickey and I were out to visit Aunt Viola when I was home in March. It was so good to see her. She was waiting to go to choir practice. She’s singing with the angels now! She was a lovely lady and will be sadly missed.
Love, Liz (Long) and Lee Barnai

Elaine, Joan and family.
So many memories from visits with dad to your home on Thorburn Rd. Aunt Viola always made us feel so welcomed and such A beautiful lady, who will be missed.
With every visit to St Pats , Aunt Viola never forgot , and always reminded me, of being my god mother..
May she Rest In Peace.
God bless and take care.
Mickey, Christine and families.

Beautiful lady. In our thoughts and prayers.
Gerry Long and family..

Our hearts are with your family during this difficult time.  May the memories of Viola help you find peace.  Know that she loves you all deeply and is resting in peace. 

Mike, Marie, Chris & Emily

Elaine, Joan and families we would like to offer our heartfelt sympathy at this very difficult time. Remember all the good times and may your mom rest in peace,

Thinking of all of you at this very sad time , I’m so happy that I got to see her and chat one last time her wit was her trade mark . We left her last week laughing at what she said and how she said it , gave her a kiss and told her we’d see her again soon … RIP Auntie, you will be missed …praying that ,
Memories of good times spent will in the days to come bring you comfort …. hugs

Sincere condolence to Elaine Joan and families May your Mom rest in eternal peace

Condolences to you Adam Long as well. Sorry

Our sincere condolences to you Tammy, Eric & the long family of yout loss.

Elaine & Joan so sorry for the loss of your mom & my wonderful, loving, & special aunt……I was only thinking about her & mentioning her name in conversation a few days ago……I feel sorry now that I didn’t get down to see her before her death……God rest her soul, she was one of the best, w/her quick wit &sense of humor & that beautiful smile of hers. Rest In Peace Aunt Viola.. soar to heaven & fly w/the angels . love your niece Barbara.