Melrose - formerly of Saugus, Ms. Ellen H. Long, age 73, died at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital in Melrose on Monday, June 11th.
Born in Lynn and raised in Saugus, Ms. Long was the daughter of the late James and Sonia (Brostrom) Long. Ellen was a retired Executive Assistant for Altus Pharmaceuticals. She had been a resident of Melrose for 40 years.
Ms. Long is survived by her brother James W. Long of Saugus; her niece Lisa Sigman of Billerica; nephew James R. Long and his wife Marika P. Conway of Wakefield; two God-daughters, Laura Verderico-Dapkus and Linda Mann Carpenter; two great-nieces, Ellison and Emory Sigman; one great-nephew, Wyatt Long. She is also survived by several cousins and extended family throughout the country.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ellen’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society at https://donate3.cancer.org or Mass. Senior Action Council, 108 Myrtle St., Ste. 112, Quincy, MA 02171, www.masssenioraction.org.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS on Saturday from noon to 1 p.m. followed by a Celebration of Life at 1 p.m.
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