She was born on April 1, 1933 in Coaldale to the late Harry Stegmeier and Eleanore Hand.
She was a member of Christ Evangelical Christian Church; had worked as a registered nurse for Penn State University; was a member of the Girl Reserves, and the Tower City High School Reunion Association; and she enjoyed scrapbooking and genealogy.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Charles R. Long Jr., who passed away on June 26, 1995 and also a son Carl Long.
She is survived by two sons Curtis Long of Enola, and Chris Long of Middletown; two brothers the Rev. Harold Hand of Pottsville, and the Rev. Raymond Hand of New Tripoli; grandchildren Carina, Cassandra, Cheryl, and Clint; and one great-grandson Derek.
Funeral services were held on Friday at Frank E. Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown, with Pastors Albert J. Domines Jr., Harold Hand, and Raymond Hand officiating.
Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City.
In lieu of flowers please send memorial donations to Harrisburg Area Christian Performing Arts Center, 1000 S. Eisenhower Blvd., Middletown, PA 17057.
Condolences may be sent to www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com.