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Michael C. Lang

Obituary for Michael C. Lang

January 31, 1927 - August 22, 2019
Goffstown, New Hampshire | Age 92

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Michael C. Lang, 92, of Goffstown died August 22, 2019, at Community Hospice House, Merrimack, after a period of declining health.

Born in Manchester on January 31, 1927, he was the son of the late Charles and Helena (Hunkins) Lang. He lived in Manchester for most of his life and had wintered in New Port Richey, FL for 18 years.

He was educated in Manchester, attended St. Joseph School for Boys, and served in the US Navy during WWII. Together, he and his wife Norma owned and operated Lang's Ice Cream in Pembroke for several years before his retirement in 1991. He later worked part-time at Aubin Hardware Store.

He was the former president of Grocers Manufacturing Salesman Association and of the Lions Club, which he was a member of for 30 years. He was also a Cub Scout leader.

Michael enjoyed dancing, playing golf and playing cards with his friends. He also had a passion for fixing bicycles and cars. Above all, he will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend.

He was predeceased by his son, Rev. Allen Lang in 2017.

Surviving family members include his beloved wife of 72 years, Norma M. (Freese) Lang of Goffstown; two children, Gail Lang of Goffstown and Jeffrey Lang and wife, Patricia Sullivan, of Naples, ME; a daughter-in-law, Carol Lang-McKay of Virginia; two grandchildren, Kathryn Alexander and husband, John of Virginia and Elizabeth Fowkes and husband, Mark, of England; one step-granddaughter, Samantha Busenhart and husband, Michael, of Colorado; five great grandchildren, Grace, Lillian, Madelyn, Eleanor and Cecilia; one niece, Karen Wilson and husband, Steve, of Kensington; one nephew, Gary Freese and wife, Janet, of Colorado; and a brother-in-law, Lloyd Freese and his companion, Judy Foley.

The family would like to thank the staffs at Catholic Medical Center (D100) and Community Hospice House in Merrimack for the loving care they provided to Michael and his family.

A funeral ceremony was held on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester. Burial at St. Joseph Cemetery in Bedford is private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to Easter Seals, 555 Auburn St., Manchester, NH 03103

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