Lawrence (Larry) J. Lang of Riverhead died Nov. 5, 2021. He was 75 years old.
He was born on Oct. 22, 1946, the son of Bertha and George Lang.
Music was his passion. A lifelong musician, he excelled at singing and playing both the piano and the organ. He was the founder of “The Larry Lang Trio” in the early 1970s, and later formed the “Generations,” performing at weddings, private parties and celebrations at senior centers around the East End for almost 30 years. In addition, he headed up the choir for many years at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in Riverhead. In his later years, his musical career included playing at local restaurants and wineries across the North Fork.
He was employed for many years by Ticor Title Company and spent a great portion of his working professional career at the Riverhead County Center.
He loved collecting antiques and sharing them with others. Larry loved life and people and always appreciated a good laugh. He will be missed by many.
He is survived by his brother George and sister-in-law Nancy, and by his nieces and nephews Diane Manzoni, Regina Tart, Maryelizabeth (Liz) Duffy, Raymond Manzoni and Captain George E. Lang Jr., USN (Ret.) He was predeceased by his sister Joan Manzoni.
The family will receive visitors on Monday, Nov. 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral Mass will be offered at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church in Riverhead on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 10:30 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, www.stjude.org http://www.stjude.org/.
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