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Paul DeLong

September 12, 1924 — November 1, 2016

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Paul T. DeLong, 92, of Myerstown, died on Tuesday, November 01, 2016 at WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital.
He was born on Friday, September 12, 1924 to the late Tilghman DeLong and Miriam DeLong nee Pyle in Allentown. He worked as a Registered Nurse and was a veteran of the Navy in World War II.  He was an active member of his church where he served two terms on church council. He was a member of the Heidelberg Township Lions Club where he held each club office and District Governor of Lions District 14-D in 1976-1977.  Paul was a Melvin Jones Fellow and was a member of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program(RSVP).
Surviving are sons Paul T. DeLong, Jr., Lebanon, Michael A. spouse of Susan DeLong, Lebanon; daughter Kay L. Weitzel companion of James Ray, Hummelstown; grandchildren Nathan DeLong, Kaitlyn DeLong, Tasia Ray, Sabrina Ray; great grandchild Easton DeLong; brother Leslie DeLong; sisters Esther spouse of the late Robert Wallace, Geraldine spouse of the late Alfred Keglovitz, Elaine Charron, Gloria Reidnauer; brother-in-law Robert Wieland; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by wife Betty J. DeLong nee Stump; grandchild Jason DeLong; sister Elizabeth Wieland.
Viewing will be on Sunday, November 06, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Christman's Funeral Home, Inc., 226 Cumberland Street, Lebanon.
Funeral services will be on Monday, November 07, 2016 at 11:00 AM at St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church 1432 Heidelberg Ave., Schaefferstown with viewing at 10:00AM.
Burial will be at Schaefferstown Cemetery, Schaefferstown, with full military honors, following the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church, PO Box 278, Schaefferstown, PA 17088 or Heidelberg Twp. Lions Club, PO Box 363, Schaefferstown PA 17088.
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