Funeral services for Lawrence H. Langley, age 81, formerly of Pickering Street, Ogdensburg will be held on Monday, February 7, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral with Rev. Joseph Morgan officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in the spring. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Frary Funeral Home. Mr. Langley passed away on Friday, February 4, 2011 at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.
Mr. Langley is survived by six sons, Lawrence and his wife, Susan, Charles and his wife, Amber, Paul, Gregory and his wife, Dana, Ronald and his companion, Debbie Martin, and Michael, all of Ogdensburg; two daughters, Margaret and her companion, Debrah Hill, and Ellen LaFave, both of Ogdensburg; fourteen grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Leona Carmody, Ogdensburg; one brother, Edward Langley and his wife, Georgia, of Connecticut; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three sisters, Gloria Bailey, Mildred Johnson and Francis Kall; and two brothers, Thomas and William.
Mr. Langley was born in Ogdensburg on April 14, 1929, the son of Emery and Eva McCassilin Langley. He graduated from George Hall Trade School in Ogdensburg. He married the former Ruth Bergeron on September 24, 1953 at St. Mary’s Rectory with Rev. Everett Denesha officiating. Mrs. Langley passed away in 2007. Mr. Langley first worked for Ray Geary. He later worked for Diamond National and then for Corning Glass where he worked for over 25 years and retired as a grinder.
Mr. Langley was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was an avid Yankee and Syracuse University fan. He enjoyed local sports, golfing, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.