W. "Moonie" Longenberger, 82, of 473 East Main Street Catawissa PA passed
away Monday morning, September 30, 2013 at his residence. He was born May
30, 1931 in Roaring Creek Township, Columbia County PA the son of the late
Orie and Carrie Swisher Longenberger.
served as a staff sergeant in the United States Army during the Korean War.
He was employed as a heavy equipment operator in road construction and was
also employed by Zeisloft Construction. Earl was a member of the Catawissa
VFW Post 8306 and Catawissa American Legion Post 0541. He was a founding
member of the Catawissa Boat Club. Earl was an avid outdoorsman.
survived by his wife of 23 years, Helen E. Wilt Brown Longenberger whom he
married May 16, 1990. Also surviving is a stepson, Donald R. Brown, Jr. and
his wife, Barb of Slabtown PA and a step-daughter, Susan K. Falton of
Danville PA. He is survived by seven step-grandchildren, numerous
step-great-grandchildren and one step-great-great-grandson. Also surviving
is one sister, Catherine Breech of Catawissa PA. He is also survived by
numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one step-grandson,
Funeral services and burial will be private and at the convenience of the
family in Hillside Cemetery Catawissa PA. Arrangements are under the
direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W Mahoning Street Danville PA.