November 22, 2018
Obituaries » Thomas R. Long Jr.
Thomas R. Long Jr., 66, passed away Nov. 22, 2018. Tom was born in Newport. He was the son of Elaine Miles Long and the late Thomas R. Long Sr., residents of Westport, CT. Tom had been a VT resident for over 40 years. He graduated from Staples High School in Westport, in 1970. He received a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronic engineering from UVM. He also earned an associate degree in electrical engineering from VTC. Tom had a long career working for Digital Equipment Corp., Nikon Precision and Bio Tek Instruments in VT. Tom loved music and was a talented piano and guitar player. For many years, he was a member of Central Vermont Amateur Radio Club, where he served as president. Tom loved hunting, fishing and spending time out of doors. He enjoyed taking his dogs to the dog park to play. Tom in survived by his wife, Jacqueline H. Long; his mother, Elaine M. Long; his two brothers Edward A. Long and wife Andree V. Long, of Westport, and Dana R. Long and wife Melinda Long, of Belmont, MA; three nieces; and his wife’s daughter, Elizabeth Thompson.