Anna Rosella  LONG

Anna Rosella LONG

Female 1915 - 2015  (99 years)

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  • Name Anna Rosella LONG  [2
    • Anna Rosella Gay

      Anna Rosella (nee Long) Gay, a long time Channahon resident who was celebrating her 100th year, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Sunday, October 4, 2015.

      She was born December 22, 1915, the daughter of the late William and Julia (nee Hulbert) Long in Channahon where she was raised. In 1949, Anna and her family moved to Joliet, and she began a long career at Silver Cross Hospital, retiring in 1980.

      Survived by her daughter, Harriet (late Ed) Wicburg of Oceanside, CA; two sons, William G. Gay and Robert A. (Colleen) Gray, both of Channahon, IL; grandchildren, Edward (Tamera) Wicburg, David (Charlie) Wicburg, Teri (Bob) Hume; Judy Ann (Omar) Bahaeddin, Tammy (Richard) Bartel, Robert A. (Janelle) Gray, Jr. and Georgette Salazar; 19 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends also survive.

      Preceded in death by her husband, William (1972); daughter, Judith Parks (2014); and grandchildren, James Bonner (1959), William De Lucio (2008) and Lori Wicburg (2009).

      Anna loved her family very much. She loved traveling, Bingo, reading the Enquirer and playing the slot machines. A member of Channahon Women's Relief Corp. and Channahon United Methodist Church.

      The family of Anna Gay will always remember the kindness and care that Rev. McGuire and the nurses of Joliet Area Community Hospice provided her throughout her latter stages.

      Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 10, 2015, 10:30 a.m. at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black Rd. (at Essington Rd.) Joliet. Interment to follow in Willard Grove Cemetery, Channahon. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation Friday, October 9th from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. For information (815) 741-5500. [1]
    Born 22 Dec 1915  Channahon, Will County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Census 1920  Living with parents in Channahon, Will County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1930  Living with parents in Channahon, Will County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 4 Oct 2015  Channahon, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Willard Grove Cemetery, Channahon, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I66426  Main Tree
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2015 

    Father William Millard LONG,   b. 19 Apr 1876, Aurora, Kane County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1953, Channahon, Will County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Julia Emmaline HULBERT,   b. 18 Feb 1879, Topeka, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1972, Joliet, Will County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F26785  Group Sheet

    Family William GAY,   b. 19 Dec 1912, Streator, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1972  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1936  [6
    Children 
     1. Robert Adrian GRAY, Sr.
    +2. Harriet Ann GAY
    +3. Judith Lee GAY,   b. 8 Jun 1940, Channahon, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 2014, Joliet, Will County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +4. William George GAY
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F26710  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Dec 1915 - Channahon, Will County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Living with parents in Channahon, Will County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Living with parents in Channahon, Will County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Oct 2015 - Channahon, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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    Anna Rosella Long Gay
    Anna Rosella Long Gay
    Anna Rosella is the daughter of William Long and Julia Hulbert. She is the wife of William Gay.

  • Sources 
    1. [S7756] Obituary Notice for Anna Rosella Long Gay.

    2. [S02906] Personal Information from Colleen Bortoli Gray.

    3. [S4563] 1930 Census Channahon, Will County, Illinois.

    4. [S4569] Ancestry.com: Family Trees - Clark Sr. Family Tree 2012 by DavidClark469.

    5. [S4564] 1920 Census Channahon, Will County, Illinois.

    6. [S02489] Information from Colleen Bortoli Gray.