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Ida B. (Hiersche) Long

July 1, 1923 ~ February 25, 2019 (age 95)

Ida B. Long
February 25, 2019
Ida B. Long, 95, of Pine Grove, passed away on Monday, February 25, 2019 at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg.
Born on July 1, 1923 in Ludlow, MA, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Pearl Goodell Hiersche.
She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Pine Grove.
Ida was co-owner & manager  for J.L. Long Co., a propane gas dealer in Pine Grove, and after retiring worked 14 1/2 years at Arby's in Pine Grove 
She was a former member of the Pine Grove Area School Board.
Preceding her in death were her husband of 49 years Ralph Long, former Mayor of Pine Grove, on June 4, 1995; two brothers and wives, Dexter and Marty Hiersche, George and Lucille Hiersche; two sisters and husbands, Winnie and Larry Kiesman,  Erna and Clifford Manchester.
Surviving are a sister-in-law Carrie "Betty" Long of Pine Grove, her extended family,  Godson, Leroy Strubhar Jr., his wife Sheila and their children Jacob, Grayden and Allie,  Betty and Leroy Strubhar, Sr., and their daughters Kim Pribilla and  Patti Kreiser and their families, nieces and nephews.
Graveside Services and interment will be held at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville at the convenience of the family with Pastor Barry Spatz officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the North End Fire Co., P. O. Box 118, Pine Grove, Pa. 17963, in her memory.
The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family online at www.hlsnyderfuneralhome.com


Donations may be made to:

North End Fire Co.
P. O. Box 118, Pine Grove PA 17963

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