The Service of Remembrance for Mrs. Karyn A. Langer, age 59, of Inverness, Florida, will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. Interment will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Inverness, Florida. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until the time of service, Saturday at the chapel. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations to the Huntington's Disease Society of America, 505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 902, NY, NY 10018. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneralHome.com.
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Mrs. Langer was born September 26, 1953, in New Bedford, MA, daughter of the late James and Elaine Bicker. After a long illness, she went to the Lord on February 21, 2013 in Inverness, FL. Mrs. Langer attended SMU where she earned her BA degree and St. Leo where she earned her Masters Degree in Social Work. She worked as a social worker with the Citrus County School System for 10 years and was elected School Volunteer of the Year in 2000. Mrs. Langer was a volunteer for Guardian Ad Litem and team, a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Inverness and enjoyed swimming and boating. At Mrs. Langer's request, Publix Supermarket started carrying Gaspar's Sausage in Florida.
Survivors include her husband of 30 years, David Langer, 3 sons, Tommy Langer, Timmy Langer, and Tony Langer, daughter, Tamara Lee, 11 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Feb. 27, 2013