Richard J. Long Sr., 82, a self-employed public accountant from Niagara Falls, died Sept. 23, 1997, in Hudson, Fla.
He moved to Florida in 1978.
Long served in the Navy during World War II and was a third-degree member of the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include two sons, John P. of Port Richey, Fla., and Richard J. Jr. of New York City; a brother, John A. of Buffalo; a stepsister, Mary Hallarian of Buffalo; and three grandchildren.