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Michelle Langer

Missy Langer

March 17, 1959 May 31, 2019

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Obituary for Missy Langer

Michelle Marie “Missy” Langer, 60

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Michelle Marie “Missy” Langer, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, formerly of East Liverpool, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019, a victim in the Virginia Beach shooting at the city’s municipal center. She was 60.

Born in Lancing, Michigan, March 17, 1959, she was a daughter of the late Herman F. and Beverly J. Moulton Langer. Missy grew up in this area and was a member of the Beaver Local High School Class of 1977. For the last 12 years, she worked for the Virginia Beach Office of Public Utilities. A member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Virginia Beach, she loved the beach life and had lived in the area for the last 20 years. She loved Paul McCartney and was an avid fan of the Michigan Wolverines and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Left to cherish her memory are: a sister, Deborah Borato and her husband, Ron, of Nokomis, Florida, and a brother, Herman F. “Fred” Langer and his wife, Kim, of East Liverpool. She also will be fondly remembered by two nieces, Stephanie N. Vlahovic and her husband, Rad, and Casey L. Garner, a nephew, Anton F. Langer and his wife, Tabetha, and a great-nephew, Alexander Vlahovic, as well as several cousins and extended family.

In addition, Missy leaves many close friends in Virginia Beach including her best friend, Ruth Tilley.

Friends may visit Friday afternoon and evening at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Rev. Eric Edwards will conduct a funeral service Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 400 Hill Boulevard, East Liverpool, Ohio.

Burial will be at Columbiana County Memorial Park where she will be laid to rest next to her parents.

Following the service, friends and family will gather at the Dawson Family Center for fellowship.

Memorial tributes may take the form of contributions in care of: St. John Lutheran Church, 400 Hill Boulevard, East Liverpool, Ohio 43920 or Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund, 2515 Walmer Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia 23513.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, June 7th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Dawson Funeral Home
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio
    Friday, June 7th, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Friday, June 7th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Dawson Funeral Home
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio
    Friday, June 7th, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 | 9:30am
    St. John Lutheran Church
    400 West Hill Blvd.
    Saturday, June 8th, 2019
    Rev. Eric Edwards
  • Interment

    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 |
    Columbiana County Memorial Park
    16078 Irish Ridge Road
    East Liverpool, Ohio
    Saturday, June 8th, 2019
  • Reception

    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 |
    Dawson Family Center
    220 West Fifth Street
    Saturday, June 8th, 2019
    immediately following the service at the cemetery

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mary burns

I have had the pleasure of knowing Missy as a patient of mine for many years. Seeing her over the years I always enjoyed our visits. She was a lovely friendly human being that unfortunately was taken too soon from our world. I and my staff are sincerely sorry for your loss.
Dr Mary Burns
Virginia Beach Obstetrics and Gynecology
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William and Melissa Plumm

We would like to extend our greatest sympathy to Missy's family and close friends. She greatly touched our hearts when she played "match-maker" in our lives and would not let it go until we met each other. We are about to celebrate our 21st anniversary and will remember Missy always.

William & Melissa Plumm
Comment | Posted at 12:07pm via Condolence

Russell E. Standlee

Lucille and I send our condolences to Michelle's family. We are saddened to know of how her life was taken from her. May the good memories of happy times bring you comfort in your loss.
Russell E. Standlee, Michelle's home room teacher at BLPS, Grade 8,1972-1973.
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Blanche Riley

I'm sorry to learn of your loss. May the memories and God's peace comfort you. Blanche Riley, South Carolina, Beaver Local class of 1977
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R T Glantz

In memory of Missy Langer who lived a kind life and whose generous spirit left us too soon.
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