Stanley W. LangleyDecember 13,2012
Stanley W. Langley
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Stanley W. Langley, 86, formerly of West Lebanon, N.H., died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.
He was born Oct. 1, 1926, the son of Charles O. and Lena B. (White) Langley.
He graduated in 1944 from West Lebanon High School, where he was senior class president and later served as the first president of the alumni association.
Mr. Langley enlisted in the Army Air Force, serving during World War II before receiving an honorable discharge at the rank of Corporal.
He married Jean Reid May 7, 1950, in West Lebanon.
He worked in wholesale and retail power equipment sales at R.N. Johnson of Walpole, N.H., Joe’s Equipment Service of West Lebanon, Kelton’s of West Hartford, Vt., and later in the collections department of Mascoma Savings Bank in Lebanon.
Survivors include four children, Shelly and Shawn, both of Hartford, Stephen of White River Junction and Scott of Post Mills; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Langley was predeceased by his wife in 2011; four brothers, Averon, Everett, Raymond and Howard Langley; and two sisters, Evelyn Harrala and Berna Hartson.
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Upper Valley Haven, 713 Hartford Ave., White River Junction, VT 05001.
For online condolences, visit www.rickerfuneralhome.com.
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