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Winifred M. “Winnie” (White) Lang

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Monday, January 27th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) REVERE for Winifred M. “Winnie” (White) Lang, who died at the Rosewood Nursing Home in Peabody following a brief illness, she was 92 years old. Following the visitation, a Funeral Mass will be conducted in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE at 12:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Winnie was born in Gloucester and raised & educated in Revere. She was an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1946. She along with her husband Robert J. Hames remained in Revere where together they raised their family. After 24 years of marriage, Winnie & the children suffered the loss of her husband. Winnie began to work at Almy’s in the shoe department, where she worked for over 15 years. She later took a position with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the Department of Revenue working her way up to the title of Tax Examiner in the Abatement Division. She retired in 1992 after 12 years of service. She would later meet & marry, Eugene E. Lang, Jr., Together, the couple then moved to Medford & later Winthrop where they lived together until his passing in 2017 after sharing 35 years of marriage. Winnie always maintained her wonderful personality of wit & humor. She was always considered the life of the party. Her sense of humor attracted all people, young & old to whereever she went, always preferring the young crowd herself. She enjoyed life by laughing & celebrating and doing things she loved to do. She loved country music & dancing; it was one of her favorite things to do. She also enjoyed NASCAR racing. She once had the honor & privilege of driving the “pace car”. Above all else, Winnie loved spending time with her family.

She is the dedicated wife of the late Eugene E. Lang, Jr. & the late Robert J. Hames. Loving mother of Robert C. Hames & wife Dawn of Beverly, Laurene K. Kinney & husband John of Georgetown, Rachelle L. Hersey & husband Alan of Winthrop & Kathy Toler & husband James of Richmond, VA. Cherished grandmother of John K. Wiberg of Beaufort, SC, Robert “Rob” Wiberg of Ft. Collins, CO., Janelle Kinney of Medford, Kaitlyn W. & Amanda L. Hersey both of Winthrop, Ashley & Lindsay Hames both of Beverly, Emily, Timothy & Sarah Toler, all of Richmond, VA. Adored great grandmother of Roselyn G. Wiberg. Dear sister of the late Charles LeBlanc, Eleanor Chamberlain & Arthur Cheeseman. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews and many loving friends & extended family.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, January 27th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, January 27th at 12 Noon in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery,  Malden

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to The Building Fund at St. Anthony of Padua Church 250 Revere St. Revere, MA 02151.


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  1. Suzanne French
    Jan 26 2020

    Rochelle I am so sorry for your loss of your Mum. I’m sorry I can’t make her service. May she Rest In Peace. Love to you and your family.
    Suzanne French

  2. Nichole
    Jan 23 2020

    Auntie,
    I will miss you. I’ll always remember the fun times we had together. The vacations together and our chats. I’m glad my Nana will now have you. Please send her my love!

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