Agnes Emilie Angelique Long

Agnes Emilie Angelique Long passed away peacefully at Armstrong, B.C. on Sunday, August 26th, 2012 at the age of 94 years. She was born December 4th, 1917 in Cutknife, Sask. Agnes married Roy J. Long on September 24th, 1942. Shortly after they moved to Fort St. John where in 1948 Agnes became a founding member of the C.W.L. Together they built a truck stop at Mile 278 of the Alaska highway. Agnes’s cooking and baking soon became famous up and down the Alaska highway. In 1957 they moved to Armstrong and bought the Purity Food store, which they operated until they retired.

Agnes enjoyed her flower gardens, music, quilting and spending time with her grandchildren whom she adored. Agnes will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her children Bruce(Ronda) of White Rock, B.C. and their children Meghan(Ian) of Edmonton, AB, Jordan(Cheryl) of Calgary, AB, Caitlin(Matt) of Winnipeg, MB, JoAnn(Murray) of Fort St. John, B.C. and their children Ryan of Medicine Hat, AB, Amanda of Toronto, ON, Nalen of Fort St. John, B.C. Devon(Melanie) of Grande Prairie, AB., Kody of Fort St. John, and her great grandchildren Desiree, Lundyn, Ryder, Cameron , Kohen and Carter. Agnes was pre deceased by her loving husband Roy and her 9 sisters and 5 brothers. A Funeral mass will be celebrated at 11am on Friday August 31st. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (3335 Patterson St. Armstrong) Interment to follow at Armstrong Spallumcheen Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to


Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866

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