Joseph B. Lange
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AGE: 68 • Wilmington
Age 68, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on November 3, 2013 at home surrounded by his family.
Joe was born and raised in Wilmington, to the late Joseph and Winona Lange. He was a graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School. Joe served two tours of duty in Vietnam with the U.S. Navy Seabees and was a certified diver with MCB-7. He owned and operated Lange Construction, Inc. for 31 years. Joe was a Scout Leader for Troop 62. He was a Master Mason and belonged to Brandywine Lodge, #33 A.F. & A.M., where he served as president of the Hall Company. Joe was an active member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church. He volunteered at Sojourner's Place and Lutheran Community Service in Wilmington. Joe enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He also loved to travel, enjoyed hunting, woodworking and doing projects with his sons.
Joe is survived by his wife of 45 years, Linda L. Lange, his children, Michael Lange (Pamela) Stephen Lange (Jennifer) Sharon Gaskill (Jason), his sister Jeannette August (Ronald), his grandchildren, Ashley MacLeish, Skyler Elizabeth Lange and Jaxon Gaskill.
A gathering will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the MCCRERY & HARRA FUNERAL HOME, 3924 Concord Pike, (Rt. 202 South of Silverside Road), Wilm., DE 19803, where a Masonic Service will be held at 6:15 p.m. Additional parking will be available at the YMCA located off of Mt. Lebanon Road with a connecting path to the funeral home. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, November 8, 2013, 11:00am, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church 501 Duncan Road, Wilm., DE 19809.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Sojourner's Place 2901 Governor Printz Blvd, Wilmington, DE 19802, Lutheran Community Services 1304 N. Rodney Street, Wilm., DE 19806 or St. Mark's Lutheran Church.
To send condolences visit: www.mccreryandharra.com
McCrery & Harra Funeral Home
3924 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803
Published in The News Journal from Nov. 6 to Nov. 8, 2013