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Claudette Lisa DeLong
Claudette Lisa DeLong

June 10, 1942 - August 24, 2019
Born in New York City, New York
Resided in Fredon Township, New Jersey


Claudette Lisa DeLong, 77, of Fredon Township, passed away at Newton Medical Center on August 24, 2019.

Born and raised in New York City, Claudette moved to Newton in 1983. She was an RN and Business Manager for her husband’s medical practice. Prior to moving to Newton, Claudette was President of the Lancaster County Medical Society Auxiliary for several years. She was President of the Sussex County Medical Society Auxiliary and the Newton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. A loving mother, Claudette was an avid cook and knitter. She also loved the opera and enjoyed traveling the world.

The daughter of the late Rafaele and Bianca Rose (Maglio) Ciotti, Claudette is survived by her husband of 51 years, Donald H. DeLong II, M.D. She is also survived by her daughters, Lara C. DeLong, M.D., and Audrey Jennifer DeLong, Ph.D., and her brother, Ralph Ciotti and his family.

Services and interment were private and under the direction of the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 7 Ridgedale Avenue, Suite 103, Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927 or the American Heart Association, 1 Union Street #301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691. Online condolences may be offered at

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