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Long, Thomas

In Loving Memory

Long, Thomas “Tom” Edward

January 1, 1926 - September 26, 2023

Thomas Edward Long, baptized into the Resurrection of Christ on September 26, 2023. Loving husband of Shirley J., married 71 years. Son of Edward and Marie Long-Altekruse, and stepfather, Louis Altekruse. Devoted father of Thomas P. (Patricia), William M. (Shanna), Kathleen Springer (William), and Colleen Long (Chris Satterfield). Loving grandfather of Tommy (Ann), Erin (Tim), William T. (Nicole), and Kaitlin (Jordan). Great grandfather to Maeve, Benson, Ava, Lucas, Brady, Logan, Brendan, and Sophia. Brother of Dr. Carol Berger (the late Dr. Patrick Berger). Preceded in death by Marie Long, Edwina & Sandy Lund, Marsha Lund, Christine Lund & Billie Wilke. Dear uncle, cousin, godfather and kind friend to many. Proud Navy Veteran serving his country during WWII, committed public servant for 38 years with the St. Louis Fire Department ending his distinguished career as Fire Chief.

Services at Saint Raphael the Archangel, 6040 Bishops Place, St. Louis, MO 63109, October 2, 2023, 9am visitation, Mass of the Resurrection 10am. In Lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to www.backstoppers.org, or www.missionariesofcharity.org Be kind to each other!


5 thoughts on “Long, Thomas “Tom” Edward”

  1. Tom and Part, We where very fortunate to know your Dad. Great patriot and public servant. I’m sure he faced death many times in both uniforms. For our sake.🫡🙏


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