Charles Lang Obituary, Death – Charles Lee Lang, who was 90 years old and lived in Portsmouth, Ohio, passed away on November 20 at his home. Charles was born on March 26th, 1932 in the city of Portsmouth, in the state of Ohio. He was the son of Charles P. Lang, who passed away, and Esther Lang, who also passed away. Mary Ann Banchy, the woman who would become his wife and companion for the next 69 years, was his true love. He was a veteran of the United States Army who served during the Korean conflict and was employed at the Atomic Energy Plant in Piketon, Ohio, while it was under construction.
When the Detroit Steel Plant in New Boston, Ohio, came to its final days, Charles took his retirement. He received his high school diploma from Portsmouth High School in 1950 and was an active member of Holy Redeemer Parish for many years. Family was Charles’s first and foremost passion in life. In addition to his exceptional abilities as a master of many trades, he was also a passionate gardener and winemaker.
Surviving family members include his wife, Mary Ann; his brother, Richard (and his wife, Sandra); 10 children: Dr. Steven Lang (and his wife Terry), Carol Brinker (and her husband Paul), Sara McCall (and her husband Colin), Lisa Zuefle (and her husband Roy), William Lang, Penny Holbrook (and her husband Jeffrey), Laura Woods (and her husband William Sr.), Michael Lang, Amy McCaul (and her husband Gregory); Robert Lang; 26 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren
The following people have passed away before Charles: his parents; a daughter named Teresa Lang; two brothers named Jack Lang and William Lang; grandsons Michael McCall and Douglas Blake
The Melcher Hammer Funeral Home will be open for visitation on the evening of Sunday, November 27th, from 5 PM until 7 PM. On Sunday evening at seven o’clock, we will begin reciting the Rosary.
Holy Redeemer Catholic Church will be the location of a Mass of Christian burial at eleven in the morning on Monday, November 28, 2022, and the Reverend Brian Beal will preside over the ceremony. After the funeral, the deceased will be laid to rest at Greenlawn Cemetery in Portsmouth, where James Dickey Post #23 of the American Legion will preside over graveside military rites.