Gerard Lange Obituary

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Gerard Robert Lange

April 4, 1930 - April 8, 2013
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Gerard Robert Lange 83 of Bainbridge formerly of Miller Place passed away Monday April 8, 2013 at Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton. He was born April 4, 1930 to the late Theodore and Cunigunda Lange in Merrick, NY Jerry married Barbara Drinkwater on May 2, 1953. He served his country in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War. Gerry was a survivor of the Chosin Reservoir and was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant in 1952. He was a longtime resident of Miller Place and was a member of the Miller Place Volunteer Fire Department. Gerry served as 1st Assistant Chief from 1980 -1981 and Fire Chief from 1982 to 1983. Gerry...
Gerard Robert Lange 83 of Bainbridge formerly of Miller Place passed away Monday April 8, 2013 at Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton. He was born April 4, 1930 to the late Theodore and Cunigunda Lange in Merrick, NY
Jerry married Barbara Drinkwater on May 2, 1953. He served his country in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War. Gerry was a survivor of the Chosin Reservoir and was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant in 1952. He was a longtime resident of Miller Place and was a member of the Miller Place Volunteer Fire Department. Gerry served as 1st Assistant Chief from 1980 -1981 and Fire Chief from 1982 to 1983. Gerry was employed as a Court Officer for the Suffolk County Sheriff's Dept. upon retirement they moved to Bainbridge, NY. Gerry was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sidney and was a member of the Knight of Columbus Council #4937 and was a Sir Knight of the 4th degree.
He was a devoted husband to Barbara and beloved father of Deborah and her husband Edward Patrone; Keith Lange and his wife Donna; Denise Lange; Adrienne and her husband James Fortounas and beloved Grandfather of Ryan, Rachel, Candice, Alexander, Stephanie, Jacob, James and Great Grandfather to Myra. Reposing at the O.B. Davis Funeral Homes, 1001 Rt. 25A, Miller Place, L.I. Visitation Thursday 7-9. Funeral Service Friday 10 am. Interment with honors to follow at Calverton National Cemetery.

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