LaVerne Long

LaVerne Long

Friday, March 16th, 1923 Friday, September 20th, 2019

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Obituary for LaVerne R. Long (Cunnington)

Services for LaVerne R. (Cunnington) Long, 96, formerly of Willoughby, will be at 11 AM on Friday, September 27, 2019 at Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, 4154 Clark Avenue, Willoughby. The Rev. Larry A. Pozza of ShadeTree Community Church will officiate at the service.

The family will receive friends from 10-11 AM on Friday, prior to the service.

Mrs. Long passed away peacefully on September 20, 2019 at Towne Center Main Street Care Center in Avon Lake.

Born March 16, 1923 in Cleveland, she had lived in Willoughby for more than 60 years before moving to Avon Lake in 2013.

She was a member of Willoughby United Methodist Church, where she served as Church Secretary for many years and sang in the choir. She was a member of the Willoughby Senior Center, enjoyed gardening, playing tennis and was passionate about her golden retrievers.

Survivors are her son, Dr. James P. Long, III and daughter, Connie J. (Danny) Brubaker; grandchildren, Scott Brubaker and Nancy (Kevin) Martin; great-grandson, Ty Brubaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, James P. Long, Jr. on January 6, 2004. Her parents, Sidney and Jeanette Cunnington; brother, Arthur and sisters, Virginia and Jean are also deceased.

Final resting place will be in Knollwood Cemetery, Mayfield Heights.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages contributions to Hospice of the Western Reserve, Inc., PO Box 72101, Cleveland, OH 44192-0002.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, September 27th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Davis - Babcock Funeral Home, Inc.
    4154 Clark Avenue
    Willoughby, OH
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    Friday, September 27th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Friday, September 27th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Davis - Babcock Funeral Home, Inc.
    4154 Clark Avenue
    Willoughby, OH
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, September 27th, 2019
    Rev. Larry A. Pozza
  • Interment

    Knollwood Cemetery
    1678 SOM Center Road
    Cleveland, Ohio
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