Delores Jean's Story
Delores Jean Longwell, 84, of Greenville Road, Mercer, formerly of Fayette, passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at UPMC Jameson Hospital.
She was born in New Castle on Aug. 18, 1932, to Joseph Archibald and Gladys Haynes Walters.
She married James Winfield Longwell on Feb. 16, 1957.
Delores was a homemaker. She and her husband also co-owned JA-DEE's Boarding Kennel in Fayette.
She loved children and was most happy when her family was all together.
She is survived by her husband, James Longwell of Mercer; two sons, Ronald Joseph Longwell of Shelbyville, Tennessee, and Randall James Longwell of Cross Junction, Virginia; a grandson, Nathan Michael Longwell; and a sister, Gladys Kapcewich of Volant.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four bothers and two sisters.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Smith Funeral Home, 310 W. Neshannock Ave., New Wilmington.
The funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with John Anthony Renwick of Hermitage Church of Christ officiating.
Interment will follow at Fair Oaks Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
Published on June 14, 2017