Aldora (Canine) Long, 94, of Yuma, AZ, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020 from Covid-19. She was born to the late Stanley and Margarette Snellbaker on July 10, 1926, in Germantown, PA.
Aldora married Jay E. Long on July 5, 1944. They were married for 68 years until his passing in 2012. She is survived by their 3 children, Jay E. Long II (Janet), of Townsend, WA, William J. Long of San Diego, CA and Colleen J. Holmes (Bill) of Eldersburg, MD. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren, Richard L. Campbell, JR (Melissa) PA, Amy L. Marburger (Kurt) MD, Renae J. Reis (Patrick) NV, Melissa K. Long, AZ, Lucia K. Long, WA and 7 great-grandchildren. Her friend Betty Satterfield, Yuma, AZ, was like a sister to Aldora.
Aldora was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, VFW Auxiliary, and St. James Episcopalian Church. Aldora was known for beautiful smile, sparkling eyes, sense of humor, and caring nature. She was loved by all who met her. She enjoyed doing crafts and often donated things she made to local charities.
After her husband’s early retirement, they purchased a motorhome to fulfill their dream of traveling all over the country being together. They made it to every state except Alaska.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer’s Society in her name.