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Joan T. (Shea) Long

June 6, 1934 ~ February 13, 2020 (age 85)

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Of Allston February 13, 2020.  Devoted wife of the late Robert "Archie" L. Long.  Beloved mother of Robert and Kim of Allston, Brian and Karen of Brighton, Tracey and Daniel Doyle of Burlington, Andrea of Allston, Christopher and Olivia of York, ME, Jeffrey and Mary of Allston and the late Kevin Long.  Sister of the late Helen Hanna, William, Joseph and Edward Shea.  Grandmother of Taylor, Daniel and Jake Doyle, Casey, Jamie, Michael, Reilly, Robert and Nicole Long.  Great grandmother of Finn.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews. 


Funeral from the Lehman Reen & McNamara Funeral Home 63 Chestnut Hill Ave. (nr Brighton Courthouse) BRIGHTON on Tuesday February 18th at 9am.  Followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church 43 Holton Street Allston at 10am.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend.  Visiting Hours on Monday February 17th from 4-8 pm in the funeral home.  Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. 


Joan was longtime active member of St. Anthony's Parish her whole life.  She was always passionate about local politics.  She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially in York Beach.


In lieu of flowers donation in memory of Mrs. Long may be made to the  American Diabetes Association 260 Cochituate Road #200 Framingham, MA 01701. 

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February 17, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lehman Reen McNamara Funeral Home
63 Chestnut Hill Ave
Brighton, Ma 02135

Mass of Christian Burial
February 18, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Anthony Church 43 Holton Street Allston

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