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Long, Penny

LONG, Penny

1962 - 2020

Long, Penny

1962 - 2020

It is with deep sadness that we announce that on Sunday, November 8, 2020, Penny Naoma Long, beloved sister, aunt, and friend, passed away at the age of 58.

Penny was born on August 18, 1962 in St. Hubert, Quebec, to Naoma and Clyde Long. She attended Concordia University in Montreal before moving to Ottawa to continue her studies at the University of Ottawa. The city became her adopted home. Known for her kindness and devotion to God, Penny spent her life giving. She fostered children and was very active in her church community and various charity organizations.

Penny practiced martial arts, and in recent years had taken up weaving and ballroom dancing, both of which brought her immense joy. She loved The Beatles, Star Trek, and giraffes. Affectionately known as ‘the dinner fairy,’ one of Penny’s greatest pleasures was spoiling her friends and family with a good meal or a special desert. She had a wonderful sense of humour and a beautiful spirit.

Penny is survived by her mother Naoma (Dan); her siblings, Perry, Cindy (Don), and June; her nephews, Gerry, Wayne (Shyla), and Daniel; her grand-niece Mabli and mother, Brigitte; as well as several cousins and many friends.

A private service will be held on November 21, 2020. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to St. Peter’s and St. Paul’s Church, 152 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 1N9.

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Cindy and family

My deepest sympathy for the loss of your Sister, Daughter, Aunt and friend. May she Rest In Peace. Hugs xx

Cheryl Midgley, November 19, 2020

Cindy and family

My deepest sympathy for the loss of your Sister, Daughter, Aunt and friend. May she Rest In Peace. Hugs xx

Cheryl Midgley, November 19, 2020

Cyndy, Don

My deepest sympathy and condolences.

Shari Harrison , November 19, 2020

Penny's family

I'm glad to have had her in my life, my heart is hurting for you, and for all of the other people who she's touched. We grew so fond of each other during our füber car rides, and she got me to do some dinner fairy deliveries too... She is/was so special to my heart.

Jocelyn Hanna, November 19, 2020

Penny's Family

What you have written says it all - she will be so missed by you, her family, and me, one of her many friends. I have enjoyed her friendship so much, and there is a big hole in my heart from her so very unexpected loss. I will remember her by trying to match her lovely sense of kindness and giving.

Marlene Constantine, November 19, 2020

Long family

My deapest sympathy for your loss.

Rosie virgo, November 19, 2020

Cindy, Don, Claudia and Family

Our most sincere sympathies to you and all your family members and Penny's entended friends.
This is the most uplifting, wonderful obituary I've ever read.
What a wonderful tribute to a lady I've never met.

Cathy and François , November 19, 2020

Penny's family

My deepest sympathies to you. Penny was a great friend and wonderful person. Her enthusiasm for the things she was passionate about, martial arts, dancing, weaving and classical music was infectious. Her hospitality and generosity were things I have appreciated over the years. I will always remember how comfortable it felt to be seated on one of her couches with other members of the bible study she lead and just enjoy the warmth of the friendships she helped to inspire.

Penny had an incredible influence in the lives of many people. I will cherish many many memories of time we spent together. She will be missed by many, including me.

Gregory Butler, November 19, 2020

Penny Long

It's with great Sadness I send my deepest sympathy to the Long Family in the passing of an old Childhood friend I remember our nightly walls we would have and dream about what would be❤️ and the sillyness you were beautiful inside & out❤️R.I.P Penny you will be sadly missed by many❤️xx

Sheryl Lynn Lacireno, November 20, 2020

Penny Long's Family and Friends

It's hard to say goodbye to someone as dear and loving as Penny. She will be so missed!
May the Lord, whom Penny loved so dearly walk with you through this sorrow.

Marie O'Neill, November 21, 2020

Aunt Naomi(Dan), Cindy(Don), their children and grandchild, and Perry

Sadness and pain has touched us all with the sudden departure of Penny. What a loving and giving soul she was. Always thinking of others. She had comforted me in a time that was very difficult for me. She even made me a Prayer Shawl which touched my heart. We both had a love for dance and she would send me videos of some dances she liked. She will be extremely missed by her family and her cousins as well as all those her spirit has touched. I pray for strength and courage for her family and I pray for her soul to rest in peace. She will not be forgotten.

Claudia Belair, November 21, 2020

Penny Long's family

I only got to meet Penny on a few family gatherings, but even on those few gatherings I could see what a special person she was and how much you all meant to each other. The funeral was a wonderful tribute and acknowledgement of her kindness and generosity of spirit. Wish I had been able to meet her more often as, by your memories and words, she definitely was a person worth knowing. God Bless!

Debbie Thompson, November 21, 2020

xPenny Long's family

My sincere condolences to all who knew her and loved her, God bless.

Diana Hogan, November 21, 2020

Penny’s Family and Friends

Penny worked for me for over 20 years as talented and utterly professional transcriptionist. Her sudden, unexpected passing shocked and saddened the entire team that worked with her daily.

Penny’s work ethic and infectious sunny disposition will be sorely missed by us all.

Sincere condolences to her family and friends.

Hunt Hoskins and staff of Media Q Inc

Hunt Hoskins, November 21, 2020

Penny’s Family and friends

I am so sorry to hear of Penny’s passing. My condolences to her family and loved ones. May she rest in eternal peace.

Natalie and Hyacinth McKenzie , November 28, 2020

Penny's family and friends

Sorry for the loss of your beloved Penny. Will miss seeing her smiling face at Music and Beyond concerts in her special seat at Dominion Chalmers. May she rest in peace and rise in glory.

Gerda Arthur, December 3, 2020

Penny’s family and friends

Please accept my deepest condolences.

Penny and I worked together at the NCC well over 25 yrs ago. She was always so sweet and such a lovely person. Her smile was infectious. I will always remember her.

Holding you in my thoughts and prayers.

God Bless

Faye Richard , January 11, 2021

The family

Another God fearing Montréal person passed. Sorry for your loss

Fred, February 25, 2021

Long Family

Just heard of your loss. Penny was a great friend and wonderful person. She is missed.
She will always be in my prayers.

John Zargi, July 18, 2022