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Arthur A. Long

May 31, 1960 – March 16, 2014

Arthur A. Long, known fondly as “Arty”, age 53, of Newark, DE passed away on Sunday, March 16, 2014.

Arty was born in Wilmington, Delaware on May 31, 1960, and was a son of the late Donald Long, Sr. and Irene Boyer Long. He made his career as a self-employed painter and worked for many years throughout the local area.

Arty was a longtime member of VFW Post #475 in Newark. An avid football and Dallas Cowboys fan, he enjoyed cheering on his favorite team each season. Arty was a kind-hearted and compassionate friend to many who will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his siblings, Donald Long, Jr., Robin D. Guhl (John) and Joan E. Long, all of Newark; nieces, Jennifer Long and Kristina Tidwell (Joe); nephews, D.J. Long and John Guhl (Kristin); great niece, Johanna Fisher; and step mother, Lou Ann Long of Elkton, MD.

A memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Thursday afternoon, March 20, 2014, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where friends and family may visit from 1 pm until 2 pm. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Arty’s name may be made to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, Second Floor, Newark, DE 19711.

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  1. Dave & Laurie Guhl, March 18, 2014

    So sorry for your loss Robin and John. We are thinking of you guys and sending prayers your way.

  2. Patty Rash, March 18, 2014

    Artie will be missed at all the Rash family functions He was such a good friend to Danny Rash and he will be missed dearly. Rest in Peace Artie.

  3. BF Rich, March 18, 2014

    Donny, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. All your friends and co-workers at BF Rich.

  4. Charles and Charlotte Olkowski, March 19, 2014

    We are sorry for your loss and you are in our prayers.


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