Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:18 p.m.

SHERMAN – Nicholas A. Long, 23 days, went to heaven Dec. 22, 2007, in Portland. He was born Nov. 29, 2007, in Bangor, the son of Josh Grant and Dawn Long. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a half brother, Austin Grant of Crystal; grandparents, Ed and Pam Long of Sherman; maternal great-grandparents, Gilford and Donna Sirois of Island Falls; paternal great-grandparents, Gary and Sheila Long; great-great-grandparents, Ida Mc-Nally of Island Falls and Velma Long of Patten; one uncle, Mike and his wife, Jamie Long; one aunt, Heather Long, all of Sherman; one special great-aunt and great-uncle, Jeff and Jennifer Long; as well as other great-aunts and great-uncles. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls, with the Rev. Leon Rob-inson. Spring interment will be at Golden Ridge Cemetery.