LANG, Leonard Benno - Accidentally, while working the land he loved on his Trout Creek farm on Tuesday, October 9, 2012. He was in his 89th year. Leonard was the beloved husband of Leona (Mechefske) of Trout Creek; Father of Judy Allen (Ralph) of Sundridge, Ann Oshell (Doug) of Powassan, Allan (Bernadette) of North Bay, Mike (Bonita Peters) of Trout Creek, Debbie McMartin (Robin Brooks) of Edmonton, AB, Laurie Pritchard (Peter Gumbrell) of Orillia, Jeff (Penny-Ann) of Callander, Ted (Kim) of Oshawa, Tom (Nicole Gagnon) of Trout Creek and Rose (Doug Wieler) of Newmarket; Grandfather of 23 (one predeceased) and 22 great-grandchildren. Leonard was the dear brother of Noreen Hummel (the late Carl) of Powassan, Barb Mogridge (the late Keith) of Powassan and Jeanette Eckensviller (Jack) of North Bay and was predeceased by his siblings Edwin (the late Esther), Edna Lang, Cliff Long (survived by wife Gladys of Powassan), Marg Mechefske (survived by husband Ken of Trout Creek), Gord (survived by wife Joan of London), Eldon and Bob (survived by wife Noreen of North Bay). Leonard was a dedicated school principal for 35 years and very active in his community. Devoted to family and God, Leonard was most happy spending time on his 100 acre hobby farm. The Lang family will receive visitors at Sacred Heart Church, Trout Creek, on Friday, October 12, 2012 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Evening Prayers at 8:45 pm. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church on Saturday, October 13 at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to Sacred Heart Church are suggested. For more information, condolences, donations or to request a memory card, please call the PAUL FUNERAL HOME, Powassan (705- 724-2024) or visit www.paulfuneralhome.ca 12026734
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Posted by Gladys Piper ((School friend)) On Monday, October 15, 2012
To Leona & family;
We are thinking of you at this sad time!
Sincerely Clare & Gladys Piper,Powassan
Posted by Denis & Sherry Cauvier (friend to Tom) On Saturday, October 13, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Tom at this difficult time. Sorry for your loss.
Posted by Kathy (Hummel) Howard (friend and family) On Saturday, October 13, 2012
Thinking of Aunt Noreen and family at this time. So sorry for the loass of your brother and uncle. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Russ & Cathy Ratz (Friends) On Saturday, October 13, 2012
We are so sorry for your loss. May God bless and comfort you through this difficult time.
Posted by bruce dix (former colleague) On Thursday, October 11, 2012
...condolencies to all of Leonard's family ...a great guy very much appreciated by a rookie teacher long ago who showed me the ropes..seemed to never age...RIP