Bruce A. Furlong 1949-2018

SOUTHINGTON — Bruce Anthony Furlong, 68, of Southington, passed away peacefully into eternal rest on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at Hospice House in Poland.

He was born Nov. 30, 1949, in Warren, the son of the late Dale Anthony Furlong and Ethel Mae Grossheart Furlong.

Bruce had lived in Southington since 1985 and was formerly of Warren.

He was employed at General Motors Corp., Lordstown, as a forklift operator for 22 years, retiring in 2005.

Bruce was a member of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and UAW Local 1714. He loved repairing electronics, working on old cars, cooking and watching old Western movies on TV.

He is survived by two sons, Chris A. Furlong of Southington and Brian and Patty Martin of Howland; one sister, Kimberly Furlong of Warren; two brothers, Gregory Furlong of Southington, and Mark (Lori) Furlong of Liberty; and five grandchildren.

Bruce was preceded in death by his parents, and by one son, Jason Furlong.

Per Bruce’s wishes, cremation has taken place.

A celebration of life will be noon Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at his residence, 2203 Leiby Osborne Road, Southington, OH 44470.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 E. Broad St., Newton Falls, OH 44444, 330-872-5440. Family and friends may view Bruce’s obituary online or send condolences to the family at

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