Passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 10, 2020, at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge, at the age of 84. Dad was a member of the Orillia Knights of Columbus (a past grand knight), and the President and Coach of the Orillia CYO Hockey Association for many years. In their later years, he and mom retired to Bracebridge.
Murray was the beloved Husband of Edna Mae (nee Spring). Loving Father of Marlene Fagan (Ted), Kevin Longson, Debbie Longson-Bickell, and the late Bernard Longson. Cherished Grandfather of Kelly-Anne (Adam Bettio), Andrew (Allison MacPherson), Samantha (Marek Zaluski), Christina (Justin Way). Proud Great Grandfather of Aidan, Kayleigh, and Macarthur. Predeceased by his two brothers and sister; Jerry (Elsie), Bernard (the late Marlene), and Win (the late Murray). Son of the late Wilfred and Elizabeth Longson. He will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.
In keeping with Murray’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held in the future, when the situation allows. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations can be made to the Bracebridge South Muskoka Memorial Hospital https://www.healthmuskoka.ca/ and can be arranged through Reynolds Funeral Home.