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Joanne Long

November 11, 1948 — October 12, 2022

Greensburg

Joanne F. (DeFloria) Long, 73, of Greensburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born Nov. 11, 1948, in Greensburg, a daughter of the late James and Edna Blaine DeFloria. Joanne worked as a secretary for several area churches in the Diocese of Greensburg for many years. She loved to spend time with her family and was an avid Pittsburgh Penguins fan, especially of Kris Letang. She enjoyed dancing and listening to music, particularly the Skyliners and Bruno Mars. She will be forever remembered for her sarcasm, wit and generous, tender heart. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by infant twin sons; and her brother, James D. DeFloria. She is survived by two children, Jessica Everly (Jeff), of Pittsburgh, and Robert Long (Megan), of Greensburg; a beloved sister, Barbara Dreskler (Guy), of Greensburg; sister-in-law, Linda DeFloria, of Greensburg; two nieces, Lorraine and Natalie Dreskler; and several cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of Joanne from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday in the CLEMENT L. PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601, 724-837-0020. Prayers of transfer will be said at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, in the funeral home followed by a funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in the Our Lady of Grace Church. Interment will follow in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. The family wants to thank all of those who provided support and care especially Joanne's best friend, Ginny. Joanne's family has entrusted her care to the PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME INC., Greensburg. For online condolences/directions, visit us at pantalone.com. Natale N. Pantalone, supervisor.

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Monday, October 17, 2022

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Tuesday, October 18, 2022

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Tuesday, October 18, 2022

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