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Alice E. Long

September 23, 1933 - March 27, 2020

Alice E. Long, age 86, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020.

Born in Philadelphia, PA on September 23, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Irving and Alice E. (Kahoe) Cannon. Alice dedicated her life to her family as a talented homemaker. She enjoyed traveling, especially going on cruises. Alice was a devoted member of Reach Church in Bear. Above all, she loved her family and cherished time spent with them.

In addition to her parents, Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Richard E. Long; and her daughter, Judy Blake. She is survived by her children, Arlene Tompkins (Dana) of Newark, Brenda Thomlinson  (Curtis) of Littington, NC and Bonnie Campbell (Richard) of Newark; grandchildren, Lori Sharpe, Michael Hoyle, Kevin Wilson (Anna), Laura Warren, Alicia Kennedy, Richard Hoyle and Bryan Wilson; 9 great grandchildren; and sisters, Dolores Long and Olivia Klein (Pete).

Services and burial will be held privately at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alice’s memory to Helen F. Graham Cancer Center c/o Christiana Care, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899.

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4 Guestbook messages for Alice E. Long

  • Arlene, Lori and Family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Alice was a very special lady. I never saw her that she wasn’t smiling. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Know that she is looking down on you and enjoying time with your Dad and Judy and most of all the Lord. Love you all

  • Bonnie, my condolences to you and your family. I remember your mom from GRPC/Reach Church and her sweet, gentle, and enthusiastic spirit when talking about the Lord and the many cruises she took. Hoping to see you and Rich again at Fair Hill Church. Sending a big virtual hug!

  • We have truly lost a dear and wonderful friend. She was a very loveable person to talk to and be around. We will always remember the good times when we all got together every Saturday evenings to party. She is now with her true love in heaven. We will never forget you mom and dad.

  • Arlene and family,
    I am sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to each of you. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Know she is at peace and still watching over all of you 🙏🏻