Christine Joanne Long

Christine Joanne Long (née Dugan)

It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that the family

of Christine Joanne Long (née Dugan) announce her

passing on August 7, 2017.

Born on Nov. 29, 1949, in Pincher Creek, Alberta. Mom

had a big heart and loved to spend her time with her

children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and family.

While well known for her love of cooking, singing,

awesome organ and accordion playing, she also enjoyed

wine-making, walks in the forest, fishing and picking


Her passion for her doll collection was proudly displayed

in her home for all to see.

She will be fondly remembered with a drink in her hand

and a smile on her face, and dearly missed by her spouse

Barry, her daughters Jackie and Joanna, her sons Ray, Al,

Joe, Bill and Shawn, and her brothers Tony and Joe Dugan,

along with numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren,

nieces and nephews.

“If tears could build a stairway, and memories a lane

We’d walk right up to heaven, and bring you home again.”

A funeral service will be held Friday, August 18, at

1 p.m., at McPherson Funeral Chapel. Interment to follow.

Reception at 3 p.m. at 1537 Jim Smith Lake Road.

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