May 10, 1936 ~ April 3, 2017 Irene Louise Long, loving daughter of the late Steven and Margaret (Stagnaro) Sanguinetti, was born in Stockton, California on May 10, 1936. After a long struggle with Parkinson’s Disease, Mrs. Long passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 3, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was 80 years old.
Irene grew up on her family’s ranch in Linden. She attended Everett Elementary School, St. Mary’s High School, and the Dominican College of San Rafael. Irene was a wonderful homemaker and served many delicious meals at family gatherings. Over the years, she had fun volunteering as a French Camp 4-H leader and as a Band Booster for East Union High School. Mrs. Long also enjoyed membership and activities in the California Women for Agriculture. Her favorite hobbies included playing the piano, and bowling and golfing with friends and family.
Mrs. Long was the beloved wife of the late William S. Long. They were married for 59 years. She is survived by her brother, Steve Sanguinetti, her daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Richard Nassano, and her cherished grandson, Evan.
Visitation will be private.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m, Monday, April 10, 2017 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 18633 E. Front St., Linden CA.