PATTEN – Irven “Bud” Long Jr., 60, died Aug. 9, 2005, at Patten. He was born Oct. 25, 1944, in Milli-nocket, the son of Irven and Audrey (Elwell) Long Sr. He was a former member of the Maine Army National Guard. He is survived by his wife, Sharon (Watson) Long of Patten; three children, Joe of Houlton, Sarah of Houlton, and John of New Hampshire; eight grandchildren; one brother, Timothy, of Sherman; several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Friends may call 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. with Peter Main officiating. Interment will be in Golden Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Bud’s memory to the Bowers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 579, Houlton, ME 04730 <>