Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Melvin L. and Esther (Gaugler) DeLong.
Ray was a Fire Policeman for Gibraltar Fire Company and was a volunteer in local fire services for over 35 years.
He is survived by two sisters, Linda A. Strain and Rosanna A. Marguard.
He was predeceased by a sister, Nancy J. DeLongMemorial service will be Saturday September 20, 2014 at 11:00A.M. at the Pennside Presbyterian Church 253 North 25th Street Reading, PA 19606.