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Margaret Long

June 13, 1916 to May 20, 2008

Margaret Long of Listowel, passed away peacefully at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Tuesday May 20, 2008. She was formerly of Atwood and was born 91 years ago in Usborne Township, a daughter of the late William and Ida (Passmore) Johns. Margaret was a member of Atwood United Church and Atwood U.C.W. Beloved wife of the late Fred Long who predeceased her in 1979. Loving mother of Marion and Lloyd Knoblauch of Listowel, Bill and Ruth of R.R. #1 Atwood, David and Frances of Atwood, Joyce McCourt and fiancé Jim Spence of Goderich, Murray and Elizabeth of R.R. #1 Elmwood, Don and Wanda of R.R. #2 Atwood, Susan and Bob Martin of R.R. #4 Listowel, Carol and Kevin Gurr of London. Special grandma of 23 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Dorothy Ratcliffe of St. Marys. Also remembered by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Jean Johns, Blanche Johns, Jim Grinney, Bruce and Gertie Long and by many nieces & nephews. Predeceased by her grandson Ken Knoblauch, son-in-law Murray McCourt, three brothers and three sisters. Margaret's family invites relatives and friends to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home 141 John Street, Atwood, on Thursday May 22, 2008 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Atwood United Church on Friday May 23 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Michelle Owens officiating. Interment to follow in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to: Atwood United Church 131 John Street Atwood, ON N0G 1B0 or Listowel Memorial Hospital 255 Elizabeth Street Listowel, ON N4W 2P5 would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on Make Donation button.

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