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Long, Brenda Marie April 27, 1941 - May 16, 2024

Date of Funeral

May 23, 2024

     Brenda Marie Long, 83, of Erie passed away at LECOM at Village Square on Thursday, May 16, 2024. Brenda was born in Meadville on April 27, 1941, the daughter of the late Cecil Richard Crosley and Dorothy Adelaide Harris Crosley. Brenda was a student at Cambridge Springs High School and married David Levinus Allen in July 1958. She had worked as a hotel manager in Erie. In 1984, she married Walter Troy Long who preceded her in death in 2014. Brenda was a crafter who enjoyed knitting, and she attended Solomon’s Porch Apostolic Assembly in Erie.

     In addition to her husband Walter Long, she was preceded in death by son David J. Allen in 2019, brothers Russell Looney, Richard Sterling, and Robert Crosley.

     Survivors include son Doug E. Allen and his wife Stephanie of Elizabethville, PA, daughter Robin S. Edgington of Northeast, PA, son Stephen Allen and his wife Jenn of Conneaut Lake, PA, fourteen grandchildren, twenty-four great grandchildren, and brother Ray Crosley of Titusville.

     Friends may call at Van Matre Funeral Home, Cambridge Springs on Thursday, May 23, from 10 am until the time of funeral service at 12 noon with the Rev. Rick Sprague officiating. Interment will follow at Millers Station Cemetery.

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Friends may call at Van Matre Funeral Home, Cambridge Springs on Thursday, May 23, from 10 am until the time of funeral service at 12 noon with the Rev. Rick Sprague officiating. Interment will follow at Millers Station Cemetery.

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