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Donald C. Long, Jr.

December 5, 1961 ~ August 24, 2022 (age 60)

Obituary

Donald C. Long Jr., 60, of Bloomsburg, passed away early Wednesday morning, August 24, 2022 at his residence following a five month battle with kidney disease.

Born in Bloomsburg, December 5, 1961, he was the son of Phyllis (Fisher) Roberts, Catawissa; and the late Donald C. Long, Sr. and had spent half of his life in Bloomsburg, after moving from Catawissa.

Don graduated from Southern Columbia High School, attended Luzerne County Community College and went on to earn his bachelor's degree from Colorado Technical University. He began his emergency services career as a 911 dispatcher and was a Paramedic for Hazleton, Bloomsburg, Berwick, Sunbury, Danville, Crozer-Chester Medical Center, and Evangelical Hospital, Lewisburg. He attended Bloomsburg Christian Church in Bloomsburg.  He enjoyed bowling, hiking and traveling with his wife to the beach in Ocean City, MD.  His job and volunteer work were very important to him.  He volunteered as a boy scout and cub scout leader and chaperoned at Camp Lavigne.  He also volunteered his time to the Bloomsburg EMS and Catawissa Fire Co.

He was preceded in death, in addition to his father, by two sons, Gage Moyer who passed away October 29, 2018; and Cole Moyer who passed away September 14, 2017.

Surviving in addition to his mother are his loving wife, the former Delcy L. Bellum to whom he was married on February 28, 2004; two sons Chase Moyer and his wife Kandace, and Cade Long, all of Bloomsburg; a granddaughter Cora Moyer; a sister Carole Roney, Catawissa; a brother Kenneth Roberts and his wife Verona, Bloomsburg; and several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, September 3, 2022, at 11 am at the Bloomsburg Fire Company, 911 Market Street in Bloomsburg with a meal to follow.  Family and friends are invited to call at the Fire Company from 10 am until the time of the service.  Please feel free to come and share a story about DC with all his friends and family.   Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. (West), 1265 Rock Glen Road, Rock Glen is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Memorial donations in Donald's name may be made to the Cole Moyer Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o First Columbia Bank, 232 East St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.  Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com

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Services

Memorial Visitation
Saturday
September 3, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bloomsburg Fire Company
911 Market Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Memorial Service
Saturday
September 3, 2022

11:00 AM
Bloomsburg Fire Company
911 Market Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Donations

Cole Moyer Memorial Scholarship Fund
c/o First Columbia Bank, 232 East St, Bloomsburg PA 17815

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