Lang, Joseph Anthony
Birth: Saturday, March 11, 1944 in Leonardtown, Maryland
Residence: California, Maryland
Death: Friday, July 14, 2017 at the age of 73
Laid to Rest: Saturday, July 22, 2017 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Joseph "Anthony" Lang, 73, of California, MD passed away Friday July 14, 2017 in Baltimore Shock Trauma Center. Anthony was born March 11, 1944 in Leonardtown, Maryland to Paul Frank and Agnes Wheeler Lang of Great Mills, MD. He grew up in Great Mills and graduated Ryken High School in 1961. On June 27, 1964 he married Elaine Yeatman at Holy Face Church in Great Mills. They shared 53 years together. Anthony enjoyed being on the water, fishing and crabbing, as well as watching the Orioles play ball, and spending time with his family.
Anthony was preceded in death by his father Frank Lang. He is survived by his wife Elaine of California, MD; his mother, Agnes Lang of California, MD; his children Denise Bennett of Valley Lee, Richard (Beverly) Lang of Lexington Park, and Steven (Cindy) Lang of Dameron; two sisters, Mary Ellen (William) Parron of Hollywood, MD, and Donna (James) Falkowski of California, MD; his twelve grand children; and three great grand children.
Family and friends will be received Friday July 21, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home in Leonardtown, MD with prayers recited at 7:00 pm. A mass of Christian burial will be held at Holy Face Church on Saturday July 22 at 10:00 am with Rev Jerry Gamrot officiating, assisted by Deacon Paul Bielewicz. Intermit will follow at Charles Memorial Gardens in Leonardtown. Pallbearers will be Joshua Bennett, Jacob Lang, Steven Stillwell, Lucas Lang, Bruce Bingman, and Barry Bingman.
Contributions may be made to Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad, 46763 Shangri La Drive, Lexington Park, MD or 21685 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park, MD or to the American Cancer Society online at cancer.org or P.O. Box 42040 Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Arrangements by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.