Chester L. Long Retired postal clerk

January 30, 1991

Chester L. Long, a retired postal clerk and former Baltimore Sun home delivery route owner, died Thursday of emphysema at the Baltimore County General Hospital in Randallstown.

Services for Mr. Long, who was 71 and lived in Cape St. Claire, were held Monday at the Barranco and Sons Funeral Home in Severna Park.

He retired in 1981 after working at the main post office in Baltimore for 16 years. The former Irvington resident operated a home delivery route for many years.

A native of Chattanooga, Tenn., he was reared in Arbutus and was a graduate of Catonsville High School.

He served in the Army Air Forces during World War II.

His wife of 46 years, the former Constance M. Ruth, died in 1989.

He is survived by three sons, William Long of Woodbine, John Long of Zionsville, Ind., and David Long of Baton Rouge, La.; a daughter, Diane Klinger of Stevensville; a sister, Mary Funk of Arbutus; and 11 grandchildren.

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