Lengel, Jean Elizabeth
Birth: Sunday, November 05, 1933 in Ridge, Maryland
Residence: California, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at the age of 82
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 in the St. Michaelís Catholic Church Cemetery, Ridge, Maryland
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Jean Elizabeth Lengel, 82, of California, MD passed away June 15, 2016 at Hospice House of St. Mary's in Callaway, MD, surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 5, 1933 in Ridge, MD to the late Claude McKay and Beatrice Peacock. Jean was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County and graduated high school from St. Michael's Catholic School.
On February 21, 1952 she married her beloved husband, Francis Lengel in Ridge, MD. Together, they celebrated over 64 wonderful years of marriage. She and her husband enjoyed trips to Canada and the Bahamas, but mostly preferred to stay near their family.
She enjoyed planting flowers, playing the slots machines, and was an avid BINGO player in Solomons, MD. She was an excellent cook and prepared many delicious meals, including the American Legion dinners. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to many. Her greatest love was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren whom she loved dearly. She was a lifelong member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Ridge, MD and a long-time member of the Ladies of Charity. She was a member of the American Legion Post 255 Ladies Auxiliary.
In addition to her loving husband, Jean is also survived by her children, Ronnie Lengel (Kathy) of Callaway, MD, Linda Wallace (Steve) of Ridge, MD, Stevie Lengel (Michelle) of Ridge, MD, Ramona Eaker (John) of Mechanicsville, MD and Valerie Carroll (Charles, "Mo") of Hollywood, MD; her brother, Joseph E. "Lindy" McKay (Shirley) of Ridge, MD; 10 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and many extended family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents.
Family will receive friends on Thursday, June 20, 2016 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., with prayers recited at 7:00 p.m., at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 16555 Three Notch Road, Ridge, MD 20680. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Scott Woods on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary's, Post Office Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.