Lorraine "Lori" Marie (Lewis) Long, 63, of Sarasota, Florida, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 11, 2019, with her family surrounding her. She was born on March 7, 1956, in White Plains, N.Y. As a little girl, she lived in Mamaroneck and Rye, N.Y. She grew up in Bristol, Tenn. and attended Bristol Tennessee High School. Lori later moved to Sarasota, Fla. with her son, Johnny. She worked as a legal secretary at the State Attorney's office in Sarasota for many years. She married her wonderful husband, Andy Long, in 1980. Lori loved life, her family and friends, and had such an exceptional talent and passion for cooking. She had such a beautiful love for animals, especially her birds. She grew up as an accomplished Equestrienne and loved horses so much. Lori had such a beautiful heart and soul, and such a kind and peaceful spirit. She was an amazing wife, mom, sister, grandma, godmom, aunt and friend to everyone. Lori is deeply loved and will be missed by all. She is survived by her husband, Andy Long; son, John Hayes; brother, Don Lewis; sisters, Diane Goshorn, Claire Lewis, and Renee Matthews; granddaughters, Kaya, Savannah, and Faith Hayes; goddaughter, Jess Markway; 18 nieces and nephews; and 22 great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mom and dad, Eleanor and Tom Lewis; and brother, Roger Lewis. Family and close friends will have a celebration of life in Sarasota, Fla.

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