Todd E. Long, 52, of 900 E. St., Meadville, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Meadville Medical Center.
Todd was born in Putnam, Conn., on July 25, 1960, a son of Cecile (Vezina) Long and the late Earl Long Sr.
A trained chef, especially with seafood, Todd had been employed at several fine dining establishments in Boston, Mass. After moving to Meadville, he had been employed by the former Pub On The Square as well as the Deer Head Inn. He attended schools in Killingly, Conn., and culinary school in Colchester, Conn. He managed Jay Zee’s restaurant. He had a great passion for riding, designing and building Harley Davidson motorcycles. His artistic ability was apparent in his drawings, paintings and woodworkings. He was always there for his family and friends. He loved his family dearly, especially his daughters and grandchildren.
Todd is survived by his “Ol Lady” of 18 years, Amelia (Millie) Colinear; three daughters, Tiffany Long of Conroe, Texas, Jacquelyn Long and Cheyenne Long, both of Meadville; two grandchildren, Peyton James and Bailey Skye, both of Conroe; one grandchild on the way; his mother and stepfather, Cecile and Richard Barry of Palatka, Fla.; two brothers, Earl (Butch) Long Jr. and his wife, Susan, of Danielson, Conn., and Michael Long of Conneaut Lake; three sisters, Susan Charbonneau of Barnet, Vt., Cindy Long, and Kathleen Benjdid and her husband, Muhammad, both of Niantic, Conn.; and several stepbrothers, stepsisters and a special niece, Shawna Rose, as well as other nieces and nephews.
Todd was preceded in death by his father, Earl Long Sr.; and his loyal, faithful beagle-sheltie mix dog, Kelsey.
Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, where the funeral will be held at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Tonimarie (Wildflower) Bradley of United Eastern Lenape Nation officiating.
Interment will take place in Denny Cemetery, Hayfield Township.
Memorial contributions may be made in Todd’s memory to Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St. Meadville, Pa. 16335.
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