Bernard S. Longley, a retired automobile body and fender repairman, died Wednesday of cancer in his home in Long Bar Harbor. He was 76.
A memorial service for Mr. Longley was being held today at the Mountain Christian Church in Joppa.
He retired more than 10 years ago after working for many years for Scott Pontiac, a Bel Air dealer.
Born in Glen Echo, he was reared in Baltimore and in Long Bar Harbor, which was developed by his great-grandfather.
He served in the Army during World War II.
He was a member for many years of the Abingdon Fire Company and also belonged to the Abingdon Lodge of the Elks.
He is survived by his wife, the former Marie D. Schier; a daughter, Marian J. Longley of Long Bar Harbor; two sons, William R. Longley of White Marsh and Thomas B. Longley of Long Bar Harbor; three sisters, Marguerite L. Heuman of Bel Air, Helen L. Preston of Baltimore and Alice L. Couch of Long Bar Harbor; and two grandchildren.