Obituaries


Virginia Long

Published: October 06, 2017 at 12:00 am

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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 kevinscommunitycenter.org.

Honan Funeral Home of Newtown is serving the family.


To leave an online condolence, visit honanfh.com.

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Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
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The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
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Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
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“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
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“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
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“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 26
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Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
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Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
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“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
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Newtown Day, October 6
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The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
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Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
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“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
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Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
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The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
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Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
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Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
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“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
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Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
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Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
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Total votes: 2