Maxine G. Langbein

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Maxine G. Langbein

AGE: 91 • Atrium at Navesink Harbor

Maxine G. Langbein, 91, a resident of the Atrium at Navesink Harbor, died Monday, July 14, 2014. Maxine was born in the small hamlet of Fair Chance, PA, the only child of George and Flora (Ryland) Gallatin. She was trained as a nurse following high school and worked in McKeesport and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, before she met her husband of 40 years, Leland (Lee) Langbein, after World War II. She and Lee raised four children, in France and Pittsburgh before settling in Interlaken, NJ. In her later years, she lived in Middletown and Red Bank. She earned her bachelors in biology/health at Monmouth University. She was a longtime advocate of charitable causes, and an active member of the Presbyterian Church at Shrewsbury and the Mission Bells. She also was a member of the Monmouth University Alumni Association, where she was selected as volunteer of the year in 1996. She also volunteered at both Riverview and Jersey Shore Medical Centers. Maxine was the school nurse at Bond St. School in the Asbury Park School District for over 16 years prior to her retirement. She was a member of the Monmouth Library Association, the Monmouth Metro Lyric Opera Guild and an Alumnus of Uniontown PA school.

Maxine was predeceased by her parents and in 1991 by her husband, Leland Henry Langbein. She is survived by her sons, George Lee and wife Jean of Silver Spring, MD, Fred Henry and wife Joanne of Upper Montclair, NJ, and William Douglas and wife Nancy Peluso of Berkeley, CA and her daughter, Barbara Ann Moran and husband Owen of Southbury, CT; grandchildren, Katherine Michelle, Christian Henry, Alexander Joseph, Francis Edward, Clayton Lee and Blake Franklin and Theodore B. Franklin, and 4 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 17th from 7 to 9pm at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank. A funeral service will be held at the Presbyterian Church at Shrewsbury Church House on Friday, July 18th at 11am. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Maxine's memory to Presbyterian Church at Shrewsbury Christian Education, 352 Sycamore Ave., Shrewsbury, NJ 07702. Please visit Maxine's memorial website available at

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John E Day Funeral Home
85 Riverside Ave
Red Bank, NJ 07701
(732) 747-0332
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Published in Asbury Park Press on July 16, 2014
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