John Long (1928-2019)
John Long of Bristol Borough, PA passed away peacefully at Legacy Gardens on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was 91.
John was born on October 19, 1928 in Moorestown, NJ and has been a Bristol Borough resident for the past 60 years. John served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, was a proud, hardworking driver for Mount Holly Concrete Company for over 40 years and a member of the Teamsters Local 676.
John enjoyed the many trips he took with his wife Mary and their many treasured friends through the Bristol Senior Center and the Golden Marks. He loved his family very much and loved spending time with all of them at family dinners, celebrating birthdays and singing Happy Birthday to everyone in his very special way, watching his grandkids play hockey, softball, baseball and football and taking care of the family dogs!
John is survived by his daughters Teresa Caro (Tom) and Laura Wallick (Tom). His grandchildren Tom Caro (Kate), Michael Caro, Mary and Tommy Wallick. And he is the proud great grandpop to John “Jack” Caro. John is also survived by his nephews,their families and many friends.
He was predeceased in death by his beloved wife Mary (nee Pica) and his sister Jenny Worrell.
The family would like to thank all the staff at Legacy Gardens for their kind and compassionate care over the past year and a half.
Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing and funeral Sat., Dec. 21, 2019 after 9am at the Wade Funeral Home, 1002 Radcliffe St., Phila., PA 19007. Funeral Mass 11 am St. Ann's Church, 357 Dorrance St., Bristol, PA. Int. St. Mark Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John's name to a local Bristol Borough Charity of your choice.