Kathleen Ann Long, 54, passed away April 2, 2009. Survived by her husband of 36 years, Marlin Long; children, Jeanette Thurston and Jared (Kindra) Long, all of Pueblo West; mother, Betty Packham of State College, Pa.; sisters, Gillian (Dan) Roland of Boalsburg, Pa., Sandy (Tim) Thomas of Montoursville, Pa., Jolene (Dave) Waldrab of CoganStation, Pa., Pam (Keith) Hilderbrandt of Hamden, N.Y. and Shirley (Dick) Kooken of Tyrone, Pa.; grandchildren, Taylor Garber, Brooke Thurston and Caleigh Thurston. Preceded in death by her father, Wilson Mark. Kathleen was born June 2, 1954, in Loganton, Pa. She worked at Colorado Bluesky and other private organizations which serve the physically challenged, for almost 20 years. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2009, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Knowing your gone hurts so much. I wish I could see you one last time. I love and miss you more than words could even say. R.I.P. “nan”

  2. Sorry for your loss. We had no idea she was even sick. Had we had known about the service today we would have come. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all Love always Kristine and Todd

  3. I will always remember the countless times we played cards and laughed so hard that we couldn’t breathe. They always say laughing is good for you and we certainly got our fair share. I am very sorry for your loss and I will always cherish all the memories that I have with Kathy and family. In our thoughts and prayers always, Love always Mattive Family(Karen, John and kids)

  4. Very sad and didn’t know Kathy was ill. I am so sorry Marlin, Jared,Jeanette for your tremendous loss. I have always kept her in my heart and thought of her always I will miss her as I have for the longest time now.My thoughts and deepest sympathy are with you Marlin & Family. Love Always Dawn

  5. Jared, Kindra & Family –
    We are so sorry for your loss. God bless you all during this time. If you need anything please let us know.

  6. Marlin, Jared, Jeanette & Family,
    Words can’t express our heartfelt sympathy for your loss.
    Our Love & Prayers are with you,
    Larry and Judy Cummins & Family

  7. Kathy is a very important part of my life. I remember how we met 25 years ago and how we “grew up” together during those years. It was hard not to look at her as as a sister especially during the times that she helped my family and me. This is a very sad loss. I will always treasure her and her family in my heart. I love you too Marlan, Jeanette, and Jared.

  8. Marlin and Family,
    We are so very sorry for your lose.
    Please know that you are in our prayers.
    Your memories of Kathy will live on in your heart.
    All our sympathy.

  9. Jeanette,
    I am so sorry about your mom. I hope you know that our prayers are with you, the girls, your dad, and brother. Please let me know if you need anything…

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