Ruth A. DeLong

Long time Greenport resident Ruth A. DeLong was called home by the Lord on June 18, 2018. She was 92. 

Born in Sunbury, Pa. in 1925, she graduated from high school and took a job in a hat factory.  During World War II she met her husband, Elwood DeLong.  Together they moved to Greenport, where he worked at Plum Island until retirement.  She lived on 6th St. for more than 50 years until 2014, when she moved to the San Diego area to live with her daughter.  While she was there, she was very active in her church and made many good friends there. 

Preceded in death by her husband and all eight of her siblings, she is survived by her daughters, Dorothy Felker (John) of Hollywood, Fla.; and Lois Hamersly (Mark) of Santee, Calif.

Interment was at Calverton National Cemetery.

DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold is serving the family.

This is a paid notice.