Mary Jo ‘Jo’ Long

Sept. 30, 1950 – Aug. 14, 2010

Mary Jo "Jo" Long (nee Jankowski) was born to eternal life on Saturday Aug. 14, 2010, at the age of 59.

She was the beloved wife of Bob Long, the devoted mom of Jacque (Mike) English and Katy Long (Levi Giovanetto). Jo was the cherished daughter of Verneda (Bernard) Roussel and the late Raymond G. Jankowski, the dear sister of Ray (Jan) Jankowski, Sue (Bob) Flesch and Linda (John) Flatley. Jo will also be missed by other relatives, many friends, her dog Murphy, grand puppies Copper and Kaz. She was preceded in death by her loving dog Tonka.

Jo was very active in the Waukesha deaf community and was a longtime interpreter for the Waukesha school system. She was also a talented painter and had a love for animals. Jo will also be fondly remembered for her infectious smile. She was a "mom" to all who knew her.

A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 1 p.m. Mass of Christian burial on Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Private interment to be held at Highland Memorial Park following Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation are appreciated, (http://www.pkdcure.org/JOLONG).

Church and Chapel, Rudolph-Larsen Bros., is serving the family. For details, call 827-0659 or for an online obituary, condolences or directions, visit the web at www.churchandchapel.com.

"You will be forever loved."