Marlin Charles Long
Marlin Charles Long, 88, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, Fla.

Born on April 3, 1931, in Paxinos, Pa. to the late John and Goldie (Peifer) Long, he has served in the U.S. Army. A resident of Charlotte County for 20 years coming from Lewisburg, Pa., he was a member of Hope Lutheran Church.

Marlin loved the Florida life, hunting and fishing. He loved his RV and the time he spent traveling around staying in touch with his family.

He was a member of the American Legion and the V.F.W.

He is pre-deceased by his son, David Long; and five brothers.

Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Dr. Margaret Jack Long; three sons, Richard (Patty) Long of Kailua, Hawaii; Marlin and Steven Stock, both of Pennsylvania; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. at Hope Lutheran Church, 14200 Hopewell Avenue, Port Charlotte, FL 33981 with the Rev. Jen Schaefer officiating.

Interment will follow in Sarasota National Veterans Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. with Army Honors.

Englewood Community Funeral Home has been selected to handle arrangements.

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Published on January 24, 2020


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