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John Langan

February 5, 1945 ~ December 1, 2022 (age 77) 77 Years Old

John Langan Obituary

John Langan, 77, of Dunmore, passed away on Thursday evening at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit in Dunmore surrounded by family and friends.

Born in the Green Ridge section of Scranton, John lived in Scranton and Dunmore for most of his life.  He was the son of the late Joseph and Rose Strubeck Langan.  He graduated from Dunmore High School in 1963, and after serving in the United States Army for several years, he returned to Scranton.  John worked at Burschel Dairy and remained a member of the Central PA teamsters.  He also worked at Tobyhanna Army Depot for over 30 years. He loved his daily walks with his dogs, especially through Forest Hills Cemetery in Dunmore and was a member of the Elmhurst Country Club for many years as he was an avid golfer and original member of the SCAT Group.

Along with his parents and grandparents, John was also preceded in death by his loving wife of over 30 years, Judy Moss Langan; brothers Joseph, Paul, Robert, Jackie, Thomas, and Gerald Langan; and sister Helen Langan Casey.

His family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Kenneth Tomczyk, Diane Trager and their team at Geisinger 65 Forward for their care and support over the years, as well as the caring staff at Glenmaura Senior Living Residences in Moosic, his caregiver, Adrianna Schwartz, Home Instead Home Healthcare in Clarks Summit, Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore, and the doctors, nurses and staff at Geisinger Community Medical Center.    

He is survived by his daughter, Jenifer Toussant, and three grandchildren, Isis Rose, Nola Judith, and Eko Orion.  He is also survived by his devotes sisters, Rose Langan Dowgiallo, and Debbie Langan; nieces and nephews, cousins, and his longtime friends Mari Carroll and John Healey.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in John’s name to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 53 Glenmaura National Blvd., Ste.120, Moosic, PA 18507; or to Mount Grace Convent, PO Box 16459, St. Louis, MO 63125-0459; or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

The funeral will be Wednesday with a mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am at St. Paul’s Church, 1510 Penn Ave. in Scranton.

Interment, Cathedral Cemetery in Scranton.

Friends may call at the church on Wednesday morning from 9:00am until the time of Mass.

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December 7, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Paul's Church
1510 Penn Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509

Mass of Christian Burial
December 7, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Paul's Church
1510 Penn Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509


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