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1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

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38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Thomas E. Long

11/09/1939 - 1/18/2024

Thomas E. Long, age 84 of Mentor, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on January 18, 2024. He was born in Cleveland on November 9, 1939 to the late William Long and Margaret Long (nee Posavad).

Tom was an Eagle Scout and graduate of Oliver Hazard Perry “Collinwood High” class of 1959. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He retired from Lincoln Electric after 36 years of service.

Tom was the loving husband of 43 years to Jacqueline; beloved father of Wendy (Keith) Haldeman, and Elisa (Dan) Huenefeld; dearest grandfather of Emily (Zachary) Reed, and Sarah Haldeman; brother of the late Patricia Scimemi; uncle to many nieces and nephews.

The Long family will receive friends from 4:00 – 6:30 PM Monday, January 29th, 2024 at Jeff Monreal Funeral Home, 1000 Mentor Ave., Painesville. A Memorial Service will be held at 6:30 PM Monday at the funeral home. A burial will be held at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery on Tuesday, January 30th, 2024 at 10:45 AM (Please arrive before 10:30 AM).

Donations can be made in Tom’s name to the Fisher House Foundation https://fisherhouse.org/ or to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society https://www.lls.org

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11 Replies to “Thomas E. Long”

  1. Aunt KATHY, Uncle Walt, Jenn January 20, 2024 at 4:52 pm

    Sorry for your loss, Emily and Zach, and your families. Prayers for you all. Deepest sympathy, Aunt Kathy, Uncle Walt,Jenn Schmidt


  2. Michelle Cameron Bozeman January 20, 2024 at 5:07 pm

    Holding you all in light,love and prayers. Tom influenced my life in so many positive and long lasting ways. He will always be remembered Safe home dear friend


  3. Thank You Uncle Tom for all that you have done for us. Your generosity and looking out for us has been and is so appreciated. One of my favorite things about you is your sense of humor, always making us laugh so hard! :oD I am grateful for your part in our lives and that you taught us to be, whenever possible, to be generous in giving. Thank You.


  4. Joha & Ann Marie January 20, 2024 at 8:21 pm

    Dear sister and family, our prayers and heart go out to you at this time. We are always here for you. Love you.


  5. Our family sends comfort. He was a kind, loving man with a gentle smile. He taught me to dive at the Eastgate Coliseum years ago .. it was more about getting rid of my fear than the dive itself. RIP Uncle Tom.


  6. Andy & Grace Reposky. January 21, 2024 at 3:01 pm

    Our Deepest Sympathies for the families and children of Tom and Jacquline Long. God Bless you all. We love you all. 🙏🙏❤️💑🥰. 💕❤️


  7. Stefanie Whiting January 22, 2024 at 2:10 pm

    So sad. Loved him like an annoying brother. Will really miss him. Love to Jaqueline.


  8. Elaine Posavad (Ken's wife) January 23, 2024 at 4:40 pm

    Jacqueline and family, my deepest condolences to you and the family. Tom was ready to help in any way he could if the situation came up. A family man of distinction would be in your memories and for all who knew him. God be with you and the girls. God bless you with comfort and peace as Tom can watch you from the heavens. Elaine Posavad


  9. So sorry to hear. Love and miss you all.


  10. So very sorry for your loss. Truly a beautiful person. Keeping you in my prayers.


  11. So sorry to learn of your loss. My deepest sympathies to you, Jacqueline and your family. Praying for you at this difficult time.


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