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Robert E. Long, Jr.

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, January 15th, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Robert E. Long, Jr., who passed unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 9th at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital, from injuries sustained after a fall at one of Boston’s subway stations. His Funeral Service will be celebrated in the funeral home, following the visitation, on Monday evening at 7:15 p.m. Interment will be held privately.

Born & raised in Revere, he was a 1979 alumnus of Revere High School. For over 25 years, Bobby was a fixture in the Food Service Department at Wonderland Race Track working as a foreman’s helper. Bobby worked there until the track closed its doors. He was a long-time family member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church of Chelsea. His Mom’s family, the Boehner’s & the Gatchell’s were members since the early 1900s. The family has had three generations of dedication and service to St. Luke’s Community.

He is the beloved son of Ethel M. (Gatchell) Long of Revere & the late Robert E. Long, Sr. He is the dear father to Jessica L. Ralphs of Revere & the devoted Brother of Sandra L. Davis of Revere & her late husband Anthony Davis, Michael E. Long & Patricia A. “Tricia” Winn, both of Billerica. He is the cherished nephew to Robert W. Gatchell & wife, Geri of Saugus, Emilia R. Gatchell & her late husband, Rolfe K. & Sun-OK Gatchell, all of Revere. He is the devoted uncle to Matthew J. & Hailey E. Winn, both of Billerica. He is also lovingly survived by many cousins & extended family.


Visiting Hours

Monday, January 15th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Monday, January 15th at 7:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home


Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Activities’ Fund at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center, 204 Proctor Ave., Revere, MA 02151. Bobby’s Mom is a patient at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center.

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  1. Sharon NortonHatch
    Mar 31 2018

    So Very Sad To Hear You Had To Leave….Sincere Condolences to All his Loved Ones!! Although I have not seen you in many years, Your Smile,Giggle & great Childhood Memories will Always Be Remembered!! R.I.P. my Friend & FLY WITH THE ANGELS BOBBY……XO

  2. theresa king
    Feb 15 2018

    so sad to hear about you passing Bobby…we worked for many many years at the were a hard worker and always had a smile. only the good die young..and I will always remember you…RIP

  3. Pamela Cinelli
    Jan 12 2018

    My prayers and love Sandy for you and your family.

  4. Sandy davis
    Jan 12 2018

    RIP my brother. I’m sure you are in Nana’s arms. Another Angel to watch over us

  5. Kathy Maxine Long Andes
    Jan 12 2018

    We never lived close but you and the family were always in my thoughts. Now we have no way of catching up but you still remain in my heart and prayers. RIP cousin Bobby.

  6. Jodi Hunt
    Jan 12 2018

    I’m very sorry to hear of the loss of your brother my condolences to you and your family. I have fond memories of him being paid by my mom when I was very little to clean out my extra game room. I used to have a room with all my toys and every once in awhile my mother would get mad cuz it was a mess and she’d say call Bobby get him over here and she’d pay him and let him keep whatever she wanted out he was a very good kid and I’m really sorry that you lost him God bless

  7. Bobby Silva
    Jan 12 2018

    So sorry for your loss, RIP

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