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Violet M. “Cookie” (Metz) Long

February 14, 1932 — June 17, 2022

Latrobe (Unity Twp.), PA

Violet M. “Cookie” (Metz) Long, 90, of Latrobe, passed away, Friday, June 17, 2022, at Kelly's Personal Care Home, Greensburg. She was born February 14, 1932, in Detroit, MI, a daughter of the late Andrew and Hazel M. (McGuire) Metz.  She was a retired Nurses Aid for Latrobe Area Hospital. Violet was a member of Charter Oak United Methodist Church, and a volunteer for both the Latrobe Hospital and the American Red Cross. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert C. Long in 1992, and two brothers, James R. Metz and Thomas A. Metz.  She is survived by six children, Robert D. Long, Alan A. Long (Debra), Dale M. Long (Lori), Grant R. Long, Denise Long, and Marsha Renee Masters; ten grandchildren; one step grandchild; thirteen great grandchildren; four step great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; two sisters, Nelda M. (Stackowicz) Merva and Gloria M. Owens; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Family and Friends will be received Tuesday, June 21, 2022, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Frederick Funeral Home Inc., 1543 Ligonier St., Latrobe PA 15650, (724) 537-7766. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 11 AM at Charter Oak United Methodist Church with Pastor Chris Whitehead officiating.  Everyone is asked to go directly to the church.  Interment will follow in Unity Cemetery, Latrobe. The family would like to thank the following individuals for taking such good care of mom, Christy Drnjevich of Excela Health and Hospice, Darlene Kelly and her staff, and Dr. Michael G. Weinberg and his staff.  To send condolences, please visit

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Frederick Funeral Home, Inc.

1543 Ligonier Street, Latrobe, PA 15650

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