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Robert J. Long

Services were held privately for Robert J. Long of Revere, who died on, Tuesday December 23rd, 2014 at the V. A. Boston Healthcare System – West Roxbury Campus, at 67 years, after a long illness. Robert was born in raised in Boston’s West Roxbury section. He attended Boston Public Schools. He joined the United States Army in 1967 during the Viet Nam Conflict. During his time in “Basic Training” Robert sustained an injury that would leave him disabled. Although he was faced with a debilitating injury, it didn’t stop him from living & loving. In 1980 he would marry Dorothy Anderson, the couple would remain in Revere. Robert just in the past year discovered that he was afflicted from A.L.S., which in its very advanced stage forced him to the V.A. Medical Center, where he remained until his untimely death. He is the loving & beloved husband for over 30 years of Dorothy (Anderson) Long of Revere. He is the beloved son of the late Edward Long & Gladys (Thorsey) Long. He is survived by one sister & two late brothers. Also lovingly survived by all of his brother’s In- law & sisters in-law & many nieces, nephews, grand nieces & grand nephews. In lieu of flowers, remembrance may be made to A.L.S. Association Massachusetts Chapter, 315 Norwood Park S, 1st Floor, Norwood, MA 02062.


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