John E. Lang
11/16/1971 - 01/08/2019

John E. Lang, 47, of Hanover, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2018 at his home. Born November 16, 1971 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of John F. and Judith E. (Callis) Lang of Hanover. John was a 1990 graduate of Delone Catholic High School, McSherrystown, and a 1993 graduate of Penn College, Williamsport. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. John was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins fan, and also enjoyed listening to music, especially from Led Zeppelin and The Grateful Dead. Additionally, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Surviving in addition to his parents is a daughter; Madison E. Lang of Hanover; one brother, Michael D. Lang and wife Jennifer of Hanover; three nieces, Serena, Isabella, and Allison Lang; and numerous aunts and uncles. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 5:00 p.m., Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Ave., McSherrystown with Rev. Mr. Thomas Aumen officiating. Relatives and friends will be received 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be private. Donations in memory of John may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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Posted at:01/17/2019 10:10 am
John & Judy, I'm in disbelief hearing about John's death. I am so sorry for your loss and know your hearts are broken, and Madison has to be so hurt. Please know that I'm with you in thought and prayer during this most difficult time. God Bless you both and your family, Judy Swann

Posted at:01/12/2019 6:06 pm
John Garrison
Deb and I are saddened by the news of John's loss and we understand the devastating loss it has to be to our friends John and Judy. Know that our prayers are with you and your family as you work through this time of sorrow.

Posted at:01/09/2019 11:11 pm
Dana Sauers
It is such a blessing to be in Kansas City, surrounded by brothers and sisters in faith as I heard the news of former student John Lang's death. John revealed the purity of his heart to me when he was fifteen. We maintained a steady flow of joy and sorrow, sharing over the years. His caring parents are neighbors; his brother Michael is cherished too. I was honored to hold John's trust. When you love someone as much as I love those Lang boys, it's devastating. But, friends, what I want to tell you is that it's all worth it. Love, love, love. Don't hold back. He knew I loved him.

Posted at:01/10/2019 7:07 am
Drew Plunkert
My sincere condolences to Mike and the rest of the family. Be strong in knowing God has another angel by his side.

Posted at:01/10/2019 12:12 pm
Joe Weaver
I would like to convey my condolences to the Lang family in this time of sorrow.

Posted at:01/11/2019 9:09 pm
Joe Opert
Please accept my sincere condolences to John F. and the entire Lang family. I hope the healing strength of faith, family and friends helps to see you through this difficult time and for all days to come.

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