Cecelia Long

Obituary of Cecelia E. Long

Cecelia E. Long (Mackool), 95, passed away painlessly, and peacefully, on January 6, 2020; with her daughter by her side. The last of eight siblings, she was born in 1924 to the late Joseph and Cecelia (Ashkar) MacKool; and was a life long resident of Syracuse. She was a house wife and homemaker, and totally devoted to her family. Married in 1948, she was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Wilbur Long (78) in 2000.

She is survived by: her children, James, Arthur, Mark, and Cecelia; as well as three grandchildren: John, Peter, and Sara; three great grandchildren; a dozen nieces; and four nephews. All who knew her, saw her indomitable spirit combined with a beautiful, loving, caring, and gentle soul. May she rest in peace next to our departed father. We miss you so much, Mom.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020, from 5 -7 pm, at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, Syracuse. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, January 13, at 10 am at Our Lady of Hope Church, 4845 S. Salina St., Syracuse; burial will follow at Onondaga Valley Cemetery.

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Saturday
11
January

Calling Hours

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday, January 11, 2020
Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home
4612 S. Salina Street
Syracuse, New York, United States
315-492-3504
Public Visitation
Monday
13
January

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Monday, January 13, 2020
Our Lady of Hope
4845 S. Salina Street
Syracuse, New York, United States
315-469-7789
Monday
13
January

Interment

12:00 pm
Monday, January 13, 2020
Onondaga Valley Cemetery
2200 Valley Drive
Syracuse, New York, United States
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