Charles H. Lang, 93, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community. He was the loving husband of the late Jennie S. Ferich Lang. Born in Harrison City, PA, he was the son of the late William and Flora Fink Lang.
He was a longtime member of First Reformed Church in Lancaster, PA, where he was a former deacon and elder. He also spent many joyful years in the senior choir and as a tenor soloist.
In his younger years, he spent his life traveling all over the United States pursuing his passion, as a trumpeter/musician with a big band group. Charles was a 50+ year member of Greensburg Musical Society, Local #339, American Federation of Musicians.
Charles also was very active in other clubs and groups, including Lamberton Lodge, No. 476, Free and Accepted Masons, where he was the Past Master; Lancaster Lodge of Perfection, 14th Degree; Harrisburg Consistory, 32nd Degree; and the Royal Arch Chapter, No. 43, Goodwin Council, No. 19, and Lancaster Commandery, No. 13, all of Lancaster.
Charles was a member of the Technical Staff at RCA in Lancaster, PA. After 35 wonderful years at RCA, including when he met his wife Jennie, he retired in 1982.
Charles is survived by 2 daughters: Linda wife of Dennis Warfel and Kathy, wife of Peter Antonic; 2 granddaughters: Emily Antonic and Kelly, wife of Adam Blough. He was predeceased by one grandson, Timothy Warfel.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at the Kearney A. Snyder Funeral Home, 141 E. Orange St., Lancaster, PA 17602 on Monday, May 5, at 10:30 AM, with the Rev. William P. Worley officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home from 9:30 AM until the time of service. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory be made to First Reformed U.C.C., 40 E. Orange St., Lancaster, PA 17602 or Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Drive, PO Box 6125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.
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