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Carrie "Betty" E. (Fritz) Long

July 18, 1923 ~ May 21, 2021 (age 97)


Carrie E. "Betty" Long
May 21, 2021

Carrie E. "Betty"  Long, 97, of Pine Grove,  passed away on Friday, May 21, 2021 at the Tremont Health & Rehab Center.

Born on July 18, 1923 in Pine Grove, she was a daughter of the late Bruce and Lillian Pierson Fritz.

She was a 1941 graduate of Pine Grove Area High School and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Pine Grove.

Betty worked with her husband at Bob's Home and Auto in Pine Grove.

She was a member of the Schuylkill County Quilters Guild and was an excellent quilter, talented seamstress and very artistic. She would make wedding dresses and made everyone in the family a quilt.  

Betty and Bob loved to dance and would travel to see Big Bands and dance in the Ballrooms.  She was also an avid gardener and loved flowers.
Preceding her in death were her husband of 70 years, Robert R. Long; her twin brother Harry Fritz; three sisters, Alda Schwartz, Lovena Heiser and Winifred Kepner.

Surviving are two sons, Jeffrey and wife Nola Long of Pine Grove, Thomas and wife Linda Long of Westfield, NJ; four grandchildren, Stacy Tremper, Tara Dubbs, Geoffrey Long, and Melissa Long; four great grandchildren, Marlea Tremper, Jessica Dubbs, Jenna Dubbs, and Tucker Long.

All Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements and you may send condolences online at www.hlsnyderfuneralhome.com 

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