Dennis George Long
Long, Dennis George

February 5, 1947 - March 27, 2017
Born in Steubenville, OH
Resided in Canonsburg, PA
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Dennis George Long, 70, of Canonsburg, PA formerly of Weirton, WV died Monday March 27, 2017, at his home.

Dennis is preceded in death by his parents, Gordon and Ruth (Kecker) Long as well as his brother Gordon Long Jr.

After graduating from Weir High in 1965, he joined the U. S. Army where he served with the 2nd Battalion 34th Armor at Ft. Riley Kansas then the 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Ft. Carson CO.

Mr. Long was passionate about golf and after being discharged from the Army, spent a brief stint as golf pro at the Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO and other local golf clubs after moving back to Weirton.

He was a member of the Canonsburg PA VFW Post 191.

He leaves his wife of 26 years, Margaret (Hines) Long; his sons, Dennis Long of Folsom CA and his wife Karen, Robert Long of Roseville CA and his wife Carol and granddaughter Madeline, Scott Rodell of Orangevale CA, Michael Mandich of Ft Lauderdale FL. He also leaves behind sisters, Linda Downs of Weirton WV; Leslie Patrelakis of Weirton WV ; brother, James Daniel Long of Cadiz OH and nephew Steve Patrelakis of Mt. Pleasant, PA and nieces Lindsay (Patrelakis) Miller of Morgantown WV; Meredith (Long) Dieth of New Orleans, LA and Jackie (Long) Philhower of Wall, NJ.

Visitation will be 5-8 PM Friday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 AM.

Interment will follow at Saint Paul's Cemetery, Weirton with military honors.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to American Heart Association.

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Greco Hertnick Funeral Home
3219 Main Street
Weirton, WV US 26062
Friday, March 31, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home
3219 Main Street
Weirton, WV US 26062
Saturday, April 1, 2017
11:00 AM
Saint Paul Cemetery
24th Street
Weirton, WV US 26062
Saturday, April 1, 2017


American Heart Association
1110 Prestwick Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26508