TEMPLE, New Brunswick – Hilston Lewellyn DeLong, 72, passed away Oct. 20, 2003, at Pratville Baptist Medical Center in Pratville, Ala. Hilston is survived by three sons, Gerald DeLong and his wife, Marie, of Pratville, Ala., James DeLong and his wife, Paula of Las Vegas, Nev., Jeffrey DeLong and his wife, Marina, of Pleasant Valley, N.Y.; two daughters, Debbie DeLong of Sacramento, Calif., Mary Kithich and her husband, Tom, of Millinocket; one brother, Lloyd DeLong and his wife, Sheila, of Halifax, Nova Scotia; five sisters, Gaynell Green and her husband, Charles, of Temple, N.B.; Shirley DeLong and her husband, Wendell of Woodstock, N.B., Alice Stairs and her husband, Fred, of Meductic, N.B., Sylvia DeLong of Temple, N.B., Claudia Poole and her husband, Gordon, of Cambridge, Ontario; a special friend, Geraldine Wilkinson; grandchildren; great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Sarah (Bither) DeLong; his parents, Hilston and Edith DeLong and one sister, Georgia Briggs. Resting at the Scott Funeral Home, 815 Main St., Woodstock, N.B., with visiting 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday from the Scott Chapel with the Rev. Darrell McLellan officiating, with interment in the United Church Cemetery, Bloomfield, N.B. www.scottfh.com