Edwin Blaine Long, 90, of Latrobe, passed away Friday, August 26, 2022, at home. He was born February 28, 1932, in Latrobe, to the late Robert Porter Long and Anna Margaret (Eamigh) Long. He served his country as a U.S. Army Airborne Ranger during the Korean war. Edwin was retired from Rolling Hills Industries where he made deliveries, fixed many sweepers and was a general handyman. He also had previously worked for Toyad and Green Thumb and he was Lutheran by faith. He enjoyed Thursday night family dinners, playing solitaire, gardening, most things that happened in the outdoors (especially fishing and hunting). But some of his greatest enjoyment, came while he was spending time with his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Edwin was preceded in death by his wife, Ella Mae (Dunehue) Long; three children, Bruce Long, Doug Long, and Cindy Long; nine siblings, a grandson Scott Hemminger; and an infant great-granddaughter, Aria Jane Long. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his significant other, Marlene Mosier; four children, Debbie Long (fiancé Kevin Lafleur), Nancy Hemminger (Robert), Brenda Gorton (Frank), Roger Long (Amy); eight grandchildren, Chris, Sara, Greg, Kala, Samantha, Josh, Kyle, and Brianna; many great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews; and a faithful friend, Taz the dog. Family and Friends will be received Thursday, September 1, 2022, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Frederick Funeral Home Inc., 1543 Ligonier St., Latrobe PA 15650 – (724) 537-7766. The Latrobe-Derry Veteran’s Honor Guard will provide military honors in the funeral home Thursday evening at 7 p.m. Burial will be private. To send flowers or condolences, please visit www.FrederickFuneralHome.com.
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