- March 28, 1934 - December 8, 2012
- Osterville, Massachusetts
of Brian's Passing
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It is 1/6/13, and unfortunately i just learned from Brian's passing. So many happy memories of traveling with Brian to Europe and elsewhere on business. He was such a positive, caring person.....much beloved by all who knew him. I can't count the number of times he made my day with a pleasant word, a story, a joke...whatever. I feel very blessed to have known Brian and to have been considered one of his friends.
Posted by: Mel Blake - Providence, RI - dear friend Jan 07, 2013
Brenna, Heather, and Brian,
So sorry to hear about the recent passing of your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
With Deepest Sympathy,
Marybeth Carney (a colleague and friend of your mother)
Posted by: Marybeth Carney - Waltham/Centerville, MA Dec 19, 2012
My sincere condolences to you and your family at this heartfelt time.
Posted by: Sharyn Cianci - Waltham, MA - Classmate - Brenna Dec 17, 2012
I have been blessed to have had Heather as my friend for the last 20yrs. in that time I was fortunate enough to get to know her family and especially her Dad. I quickly realized where Heather got her witty sense of humor, adventurous side and her love for life! Mr. Long will be missed dearly by so many but the memories he's created for so many will live on forever.
My deepest sympathy goes out to my friend Heather and her family.
Posted by: Dede DiLiddo - Halifax, MA - Heather's Friend Forever Dec 11, 2012
Brian was the dearest of friends and we have so many fun memories of him. That is what Brian brought to ever event he attened --- a lot of fun! He could tell a joke and his very quick witt was very apparent seconds after meeting him. He was well educated and knowledgeable about so many topics but it was the humorous things that gave everyone a laugh. He was surrounded by people at every functions. You never knew that
Posted by: Rick & Mary Burke - Waltham, MA - Friends Dec 11, 2012
I feel fortunate to have been one of Brians; many Friends. For many years he was my partner in many "Columbia Cup" matches. This forsome of very special friends share many rich memories of golf dinners and camaraderie. We share our profound sorrow and loss on his death. His legacy of wisdom, humor, and love of family will be remimbered by all who knew him. The Long family have suffered a great loss. Brians many friends share your greif.
Posted by: Joe Nedrow - Cohasset, MA - Friend Dec 11, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking of you and praying for your peace.
Posted by: Kate Fredericks - Centerville, MA - friend of Brenna Long Dec 11, 2012
Mr. Long, you were simply the best. Love The Burkes and Logues
Posted by: Tom Burke - Waltham, MA - Friend and neighbor Dec 10, 2012
My condolences to the Long children. The best compliment you can give a person is that they were GOOD PEOPLE,and you can rest assured your dad was 1 OF THE BEST!!
I have many fond memorys of playing golf with him as he loved the game as well as the camaraderie that went with it.
I will be forever grateful for the assistance he provided me in my professional life as well.
Posted by: Greg hebard - Milton, MA - friend Dec 10, 2012
Brenna, Heather, Brian and family,
We're very sorry for your loss. You dad was a great guy with a wonderful sense of humor, personality and positive attitude.
We're thinking of you at this difficult time.
Bob and Nancy Burke
Posted by: Bob and Nancy Burke - Waltham, MA Dec 10, 2012