LONG, Evalyn S., 74, of Wheeling, WV, and formerly the Hershey, PA, area, went to be with the Lord at her home on Monday, October 8, 2012.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband, Walter.
Surviving her are two daughters, Roberta Long of Tahoma, CA, and Julia Feitner and husband, Aaron of Pittsburgh, PA; three grandsons, Alexander Feitner, Paul Kenyon, and Harrison Feitner; three siblings, Marie McBeth and husband Joe of Chambersburg, PA, Julianna Henry and husband Ray of Millerstown, PA, and Albert F. Schock Jr. and wife Patty of Waynesboro, PA.
Friends will be received at Kepner Funeral Home on National Road, Wheeling on Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 6-8 p.m, and Friday, October 12, 2012 from 10-noon, 2-4 p.m, and 6-8 pm. Evalyn's life will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2012, at First Baptist Church, Wheeling, WV, with a light luncheon to follow.
A viewing will also be held at the Messiah Village Chapel (Mechanicsburg, PA) on Sunday, October 14, from 1-3 p.m. with a memorial service following. Interment will be at the Schock Family Cemetery in Washington Boro, PA.
Evalyn requested that memorial contributions go toward the establishment of a sculpture at the Memorial Garden at Oglebay Park in remembrance of little ones taken too soon, and toward Macha Mission Hospital's medical library. A fund is being established. Contributions may be mailed to Julia Feitner, 236 Dogwood Circle, Baden, PA 15005.
Personal condolences may be made to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.