Samuel Kenneth Long, 64, of Burlington, died Saturday, October 10, 2015, at home.
Born October 12, 1950, in Burlington, he was the son of Robert Kenneth and Mary Minetta Ostertag Long.
Sam worked in production at Chittenden-Eastman Furniture. He graduated from Burlington High School in 1969. He was a member of SS. John and Paul Catholic Church where he enjoyed attending the Saturday evening mass. He also enjoyed walking and visiting with friends.
Survivors include brother, Robert (Linda) Long of Burlington; one sister, Christine (Richard) Murphy of Burlington; five nieces, Necole Long, Ann (Bill) Fort, Amy (Jim) Sterler, all of Burlington, Beth Runyan of Roseberg, OR, and Jennifer Simonds of Lebanon, OR; two nephews, Terry (Sylvia) Schnicker of Geneva, IL, and Jason Schnicker of Lebanon, OR; and several great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Joanna Schnicker.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh-Thielen Crematory.
The Memorial Mass of the Resurrection for Mr. Long will be 4:30 PM Saturday, October 17, 2015, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Fr. Marty Goetz and Deacon Robert J. Glaser as the Celebrants. Inurnment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery at a later date.
A memorial has been established for SS. John and Paul Catholic Church and St. Vincent de Paul Food pantry.
Prugh Funeral Service is in care of the arrangements.