On Saturday, May 12, 2018, Charles "Charlie" "Sharky" Richard Lange, age 89, a beloved hero in life and death passed away after two days in Concordia Hospice of Washington - Donnell House surrounded by his family and friends who admired and loved him. Charles was born in Pittsburgh, PA on February 14, 1929 to Lawrence Blaze and Mary (Sevacko) Lange.
Charles was preceded in death by his loving wife, Marie (Beaumont) Lange and his eight brothers. He is survived by numerous family and friends. He faced his last “battle” here on earth as a true hero with unwavering faith. A quiet and humble man, Charles honorably served his country during the Korean War and was awarded a Silver Star and a Purple Heart for his bravery and courage in the line of duty. He lived life to the fullest extent and before Marie's passing he traveled all over the United States with her. They are now together to continue their heavenly adventure!
Family to receive friends on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 10 AM until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in St. Ann's Catholic Church, 967 Grant St, Bulger, PA 15019. Burial will immediately follow in Melrose Cemetery, Bridgeville, PA with military honors. Charles will be buried alongside his beloved, Marie.
Material Donations may be made in Charles' honor to DAV Charitable Trust, 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076 or https://cst.dav.org.
Arrangements by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S Silvat Inc. Send condolences to Charlie's family by visiting: www.crematepa.com.
Donations may be made to:
DAV Charitable Trust
3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring KY 41076