Elliot Clifford Long
MAYVILLE- Elliott Clifford Long, 94, of Mayville, passed away peacefully at his son’s home in Apollo Beach, FL.
He was born May 23, 1929, in Jamestown, NY, the son of the late Clifford and Lillian Comstock Long.
Elliott was a 1947 graduate of Mayville Central School. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1951 to 1955. He was elected to the Mayville Central School Board where he served the community. He had worked as a printer for Falconer Printing, Belknap, the Mayville Sentinel, and was an owner and operator of Long & Holbrook Printers Inc., in Westfield, NY.
Elliott was a member of the Mayville United Methodist Church, the Mayville AmericanLegion William L. Travis Post 493 (69 years), and Hartfield Fire Department (Past Chief).
He enjoyed wood working, snowmobiling, camping at their family camp, and spending time with family.
Elliott is survived by his son, Jerold (Christine) Long of Apollo Beach, FL, daughter-in-law, Beth Long of Farmington, NY, and five grandchildren; Joshua (Shelley) Long of Mesquite, TX, Bryan (Molly) Long of Williamsville, NY, Amanda (Ryan) Moore of Brooksville, FL, Nathan (Gina) Long of Tallahassee, FL, and Brent (Amy) Long of Fairport, NY, and ten great-grandchildren, two siblings, Donald Long of Panama NY, Joan (Richard) Franzen of Jamestown, NY, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Maxine Virginia “Ginny” Moss Long, whom he married on October 16, 1950, his son, Jeffery Long and his sister Priscilla Long Eager.
The funeral will be held at 11:00 on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at the Freay Funeral Homein Mayville with the family receiving friends for one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at the Mayville Cemetery following the service. Elliott and Ginny will be buried together following a beautiful and loving 69-year marriage. A reception will be held at the American Legion, William L. Travis Post 493 following the burial service.
Memorial contributions can be made to Mayville Methodist Church and Hartfield Fire Department.
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