Virginia Lee (LLoyd) DeLong

Born: 07/29/1936 Passed:

Virginia Lee (Lloyd) DeLong, 84 of East Canton, received her angel wings on December 26, 2020. She went peacefully with her daughters by her side, holding her hands, and listening to “Amazing Grace” and “All the way my Savior leads me.” Virginia struggled with recurring Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and passed from complications due to her Cancer. We were blessed with twenty extra years of love, adventure, and memories. Virginia was a member of St. Paul’s Community Christian Church where she served on Consistory, God’s Team, and was a member of the Bereavement Committee. Pastor Ed Dickerhoof was a dear friend to Virginia, and she enjoyed the pancake breakfasts. Virginia was born on July 29, 1936 to William Norris and Edith (Long) Lloyd. Virginia had some of her most wonderful times and adventures with her best friends, her sister Karen and Ceccy Mossgrove. She truly loved them very much. She also loved her 80th birthday gift to herself, her red “ladybug” slingshot! Many awesome rides with Ceccy, family, and the gang that included her in their Thursday night rides. Mom enjoyed their friendship and dubbed the group “Ron’s way or the Highway.” Thank you for giving her laughter and freedom. She also adored her neighbors Jonah and Domynik for always making her smile and laugh. Virginia was also the best “make it and take it” Grandma. She taught her family how to live life.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Robert R. DeLong in 2006 and her grandson, Jason DeLong, in 2017.

She is survived by her children, Robert (Susan) DeLong, Jeff DeLong, Valerie (Michael) Novelli, Denise (Kevin) Martin; stepson, Daniel (Sun) DeLong; grandchildren, Nicole (Brian) Partain, Natalie DeLong, Craig (Stephanie Good) DeLong, Jeffery (Brittany) DeLong, Jr., Justin DeLong, Shanna (Scot) Aughinbaugh, Janesa (Derek) Furbee, Adriana (Tyler) Collins, Joshua (Hannah Knott) Martin, Nathan Martin, and Andrew (Shelby Warner) Martin; great-grandchildren, Madalyn, Alana, Sara, Dakota, Drake, Makynnah, Braylon, Cameron, Sebashton, Liliona, Isabelle, Colton and Mila; five step- grandchildren; her “Aussie Daughter”, Maxine and family, Toowoomba, AU ; her siblings, Audrey (Merle) Bowers, Nancy (Kevin Hughes) Whipkey, Bill (Elva) Lloyd, Robert Lloyd, Janet Changet, Donald Lloyd, and Karen (Kris) Breedlove; and many nieces and nephews.

A special thanks to granddaughter, Adriana for stepping in professionally, so Virginia was able to stay peacefully at home with her family that she loved. A celebration of Virginia’s life will be held at St Paul’s Community Christian Church in East Canton on a later date.

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7 Tributes to Virginia Lee (LLoyd) DeLong

  1. The Marshalls says:

    Dear DeLong Families,
    We want to offer you our deepest sympathies. May you find comfort in all of your beautiful memories of your mom.
    Jeff and Jenise Marshall

  2. Jan& Debra (Bayer) Bredon says:

    DeLong Families,
    We extend our sincerest sympathy and condolences on the passing of your beloved mom/ grandmom/ great -grandmom.
    Sounds like Virginia enjoyed her life and lived it to the fullest…. you must have many wonderful memories to share and help you navigate through this time of loss.
    You will be in our prayers and thoughts!!

  3. Betty Bayer says:

    Prayers & blessings to the DeLong family on the loss of Virginia. She was a great lady. My sympathy, Betty Bayer.

  4. Jim Fravel says:

    Bob, Sue, and family, I was deeply saddened to read about the passing of Bob’s Mother. Having lost a parent is a great challenge for anyone. I’ll keep all of you in my prayers. Jim

  5. George & Diane Judson says:

    We send your family our thoughts and prayers at this time of loss. I remember the stories that Val told at Stark State about your mom. They were funny and heart felt tales of her having fun, especially in her “ladybug” slingshot vehicle. She seemed to enjoy life to the fullest,which is to be admired.
    God bless .

  6. Bob & Jiny Wardle ???? says:

    May ALL find comfort in God’s Word and His promises, and in memories of the L.I.F.E. we share with Mrs. Delong (Love Indwelling For Eternity)!

  7. Bob & Jiny Wardle 🤓 says:

    May ALL find comfort in God’s Word and His promises, and in memories of the L.I.F.E. we share with Mrs. Delong (Love Indwelling For Eternity)!

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