James Edward Long
James Edward Long, age 59, of New Minas, died on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at the QEII-Halifax Infirmary, Halifax, with Holly by his side. Born in Saint John, NB, he was a son of the late Shirley Stultz and George Long.
James worked for 32 years at Carpet One in Kentville as a flooring installer. The Cleveland’s were like family to him. Special thanks to them for their care. James was an avid fisherman who spent time doing Bass Tournaments. He looked forward to hunting in the fall at the camp with his longtime best friend, Ron Hatt, who was like a brother to him. James enjoyed woodworking, making everything from cutting boards to furniture, and renovating the house. He was a former volunteer with the Canadian Red Cross and Valley Search and Rescue. James was kind, generous and would go above and beyond to help anyone, he will be missed by many family and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents, Shirley and George. James is survived by his loving partner, Holly Silver; stepson, Logan Silver (Erika Frost); sisters-in-law, Deborah Elliott and Jo-Anne Pruyn; brother-in-law, Billy Pruyn; and half-brother, Harold Conway.
Special thanks to the team of doctors and nurses at the QEII for their kindness and care.
Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. A Celebration of James’ life will be held from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 17th in James and Holly’s home, 15 Country Walk, New Minas (Meadowview Terrace Subdivision). Friends and family are welcome. To honor James, please do an act of kindness for someone in need. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. On-line condolences and inquiries may be directed to www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com.