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 John J. Long
Born: 08/06/1932
Died: 06/16/2016
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John J. Long

John J. Long of Jersey City passed away at Christ Hospital while surrounded by his family on Thursday, June 16, 2016. He was 83.

Born in Jersey City, John remained a lifelong resident.  He served in the United States Army, was a Longshoreman with the ILA and Sergeant with the Hudson County Penitentiary where he retired in 1984.  A man who was devoted to his family, John worked two jobs most of his life ensuring that they had everything he could provide for them.  He was a loyal Yankee Baseball fan and a longtime communicant of St. Aloysius Church.

John is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Margaret A. Long (nee' Broderick);  his loving children, Jay Long and his wife Diane and Catherine Giordano; cherished grandchildren, Courtney Budz (Michael), Garrett Long (Colleen), Ryan O'Flaherty (Jen), Meghan Long, Joseph Giordano, Brianne Long, Nicholas Giordano and Michael Giordano and his great granddaughters, McKenna Long and Caroline Budz.

 

Visitation will be at McLaughlin Funeral Home, 625 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City, NJ  07306 on Sunday, June 19, 2016 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.  Relatives and friends are invited to assemble at the funeral home on Monday, June 20, 2016 at 9:00am prior to the funeral mass at St. Aloysius Church at 10:00am.  Entombment will follow at Holy Name Mausoleum, Jersey City.  In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to St. Aloysius Elementary Academy, 691 West Side Avenue, Jersey City 07306 would be greatly appreciated.

 
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sincere condolences to Jay"s family, he was a great guy @ a friend to all, everyone loved him, RIP jay until we meet again.
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