James H. Long, Jr. a longtime resident of New Rochelle and former resident of Pelham, died suddenly, July 19, 2011 while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. Born to James H. and Juanita (Gripper) Long in New Rochelle on June 6, 1951. Graduated the public schools of Pelham and then attended Florida A&M. Employed as a Substance Abuse Counselor at St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Yonkers, NY. Married dto the formeer Karen L. Green who survives along with a son, James H. Long,III, daughters, Keri L. Long and Jenae A. Patrick and others. Predeceased by his parents. Family to receive friends Friday, July 29, 2011, 9am to 11am Bethesda Baptist Church. Final disposition, Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY. Arrangements by Barney T. McClanahan Funeral Home, Inc.