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George F.

George F. "Speedy" Long, Jr.

Jul 18th, 1931 - Jan 8th, 2023
  • Birth Date: Jul 18th, 1931
  • Death Date: Jan 8th, 2023
  • Funeral Date: Jan 9th, 2023
  • Location: private
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George F. "Speedy" Long, Jr., 91, of Gettysburg, died Sunday, Jan 8, 2023 in the Gettysburg Hospital.  He was the husband of Constance (Moul) Long for 49 years.  Born July 18, 1931 in Mount Carmel, he was the son of the late George F., Sr. & Blanche (Brassington) Long.  George attended Gettysburg High School and served in the U.S. Army.  He was employed by Bendix Corp in York for 19 years and retired in the early 90's from ESAB Welding Products in Hanover.

In addition to his wife, George is survived by his two sons, James Long of York and Gregory Long & Crystal of Gettysburg; his three daughters, Karen Burns of Littlestown, Stacy Ridinger & Jeff Edwards of Gettysburg and Kelly Long of Hanover; his 11 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 1 great, great granddaughter.  George was predeceased by his daughter, Deborah Higgins, his grandson, Daryl Long, his sister, Merle Rhine and his brother, Alan Long.  He enjoyed target shooting, mowing grass and spending time with his family.

Services will be at the convenience of the family.  Contributions in George's name may be made to the charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be shared on

arlene justice
Jan 12th, 2023 7:46 pm
Sympathy to Connie, and family. May God bring peace to you all. My sincere sympathy in the loss of George. Jr.
arlene justice
Jan 12th, 2023 7:44 pm
Sympathy to Connie, and family. May God bring peace to you all. My sincere sympathy in the loss of George. Jr.
Lisa Patterson
Jan 12th, 2023 12:29 pm
Stacy&Greg, sorry to hear about ur dad!
Missy Zirk (Wenger)
Jan 10th, 2023 4:01 pm
So sorry to hear about George! He was a great man and a great Pap to Maverick. And a wonderful neighbor. I loved listening to his stories! Sending hugs & love to the family.
Nancy and Kurt Fuller
Jan 10th, 2023 2:49 pm
Sending condolences to all of the Long family. May you find peace during this difficult time.

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