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Virginia Long

Published: October 6, 2017

The Newtown Bee

Virginia “Ginny” Bounty Long, 63, of Newtown, died suddenly September 30.

Her loving husband of 41 years, Roland Long; her mother and stepfather, Nancy and Bob Melson of San Marcos, Calif.; her sisters, Susan Oliver of Summerville, S.C., and Beth Mackenzie of Tiverton, R.I.; her brothers, Scott Bounty of Newtown and Tom Bounty of Ashford; her son, Roland Long, and his wife Elizabeth, of Heber City, Utah; and her three grandchildren, Aidan, Roland, and William, all of Heber City, survive her.

Her father, Richard Bounty, and a son, Travis Long, predeceased her.

Ms Long loved horses and dogs and worked with animals most of her life. She had recently retired from work at The Canine College in Redding.

A celebration of life will be conducted in her memory for immediate family.

Donations in memory of Ms Long may be made to Kevin’s Community Center at

Honan Funeral Home of Newtown is serving the family.

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