Charles W. “Chuck” Lang, 75 of Mercer, formerly of Aliquippa, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 20, 2019 after a brief illness.
A son of the late Fred and Grace (Shaffer) Lang of Aliquippa and a graduate of Aliquippa High School, Chuck furthered his education with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Waynesburg College and a Master’s Degree in banking from the University of Virginia. This led to a lifelong career in banking and a corporate position with PNC Bank ‘s downtown Pittsburgh office. A Vietnam veteran and a very patriotic individual, Chuck served in the US Air Force as a sergeant stationed at Andrews Air Force Base assigned to the Presidential Side Band for Air Force One and Air Force Two. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and especially loved muzzle loading season and held membership with the Aliquippa Hunting and Fishing Club and the Jackson Field & Stream Sportsman’s Club. He was a longtime member of the Prince of Peace Anglican Church, Hopewell Township where he and his wife, Cynthia enjoyed serving as greeters and was a former vestry member.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of 54 years, Cynthia (Speer) Lang, his children; Christine (Joseph) Bradley of Monaca, and Edward T. (Christine) Lang, a retired Lt. Colonial of the U S Marine Corps of Holly Springs, North Carolina. Five grandchildren; Katie and Jonathan Lang, Joseph, Brooke and Haley Bradley, a sister, Sue (Melvin) Corless of Baden and many loving nieces and nephews, locally and in Oklahoma.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers; Edward and Fritz (Betty) Lang.
Friends will be received on Friday, June 28, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 12:00 pm in the Prince of Peace Anglican Church, 1314 Gringo Road, Aliquippa with his pastor the Reverend John Heidenbren officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Prince of Peace Anglican Church.
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