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Joseph A. Long

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, December 28th beginning at 9:30 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), REVERE, for Joseph A. Long, who passed on Thursday, December 22nd at the Care One at Lexington, following a lengthy illness. His funeral mass will follow the visitation at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St. Revere at 11:00 a.m., followed by interment at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Stoneham.

Mr. Long was born & raised in Revere, and attended school there, graduating from Revere High School in 1949. He joined the U.S. Navy, during the Korean Conflict, in February of 1951 & served until January of 1955. He was a Master Finish Carpenter for the Carpenters’ Union, Local #40, for the majority of his working career, retiring in 1994. He was a devotee of St. Anthony of Padua Community Parish all of his life.

He is the beloved husband of 61 years to Madeline B. (Hurley) Long, a surviving member of the renowned, “Hurley” family of Revere Beach Boulevard. He is the devoted father of Nancie Long-Manning & her husband John J. Manning, Robert J. Long & his wife, Jane & Devorah E. Long-Hodson & her husband, Andrew Hodson. He is the cherished & adored Grandfather “Papa” to Cassandra Long, Victoria E.Simmons & her husband, Michael & John J. Manning, Jr. He is also lovingly survived by his great-grandaughter, Biancca Long & many nieces & nephews. He was also the dear brother of the late Frances A. Shoohigh, Frank Luongo, Angelina Kelley & Phyllis Augello.



Wednesday, December 28th beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, December 28th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere


St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Stoneham

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the New England Center & Home for Veterans, P.O. Box 845257, Boston, MA 02284-5257

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  1. Cassandra long
    Dec 26 2016

    Papa there’s. Ever enough time to ever have with someone ! Biancca and I. R trying to get thru this .. and I know you’ll help the whole family and guide us thru this . We love u and miss u already !!!

  2. jeffrey berry
    Dec 26 2016

    so sorry to hear about the passing of joe .he was avery talented crafsman and just as devoted to famiy. spoke his mind really enjoyed him . will be missed .he is now is now at piece .god bless

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