Obituary photo of Mary Long, Orlando-FL
In Loving Memory of

Mary C Long

1929 - 2022
Obituary photo of Mary Long, Orlando-FL
In Loving Memory of

Mary C Long

1929 - 2022
Newcomer - E. Orlando Chapel (407-277-4227) is assisting the family
Mary C. Long
December 21, 1929 - July 23, 2022

Mary C. Long, aged 92 passed Saturday, July 23, 2022. Born in Live Oak, Florida December 21, 1929 to parents, Bertha Harrell and Thomas Rufus McNair. Mary married her sweetheart, George D. Long, April 2, 1950. They were married forty-eight years until his passing 1998.

Mary worked in Orlando as a volunteer, “Pink Lady”, at Orlando Memorial, then as an elementary substitute teacher with Orange County Schools. She found her best occupation working 32 years with Orange County School Food Services at Shenandoah Elementary and Walker Junior High as Cafeteria Manager, a job she loved.

Her hobbies included sewing, crocheting baby hats for newborns, tending the rose and vegetable garden, her favorite being fishing. She and George fished Lakes Conway, Orlando and the ocean at Bonita Springs, Florida.

She best loved spending time with family, especially her grandson, longtime friends and neighbors, watching mystery movies and listening to the music performed by her son’s swing band. She had a knack for growing orchids and raising Monarch butterflies.

Mary is survived by; daughter, Carol Ferdinand, Medford Oregon; daughter, Sandra Webb, Orlando Florida, son, Robert Long, Sun City, Florida, grandson, Collin Long, Tampa, Florida. She is preceded in death by; Husband, George Day Long, her parents; Bertha Jewel McNair and Thomas Rufus McNair, and brothers; Doyle and Audrey and sisters; Olean, Beatrice, Joanne, and Carol Jean.

The family would like to thank Orlando Health Cardiac Care for their unwavering care and support.

In lieu of flowers please donate to Orange County Animal Services.

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