Michelle Marie “Missy” Langer, 60, of Virginia Beach and formerly of East Liverpool, Ohio, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019, a victim in the Virginia Beach shooting at the city’s municipal center.
Born March 17, 1959, in Lansing, Michigan, 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 brother, Herman F. “Fred” Langer, and his wife, Kim, of East Liverpool. She will also be fondly remembered by two nieces, Stephanie N. Vlahovic, and her husband, Rad, and Casey L. Garner; nephew, Anton F. Langer, and his wife, Tabetha; 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 the family from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, June 7, at Dawson Funeral Home, 215 West Fifth St. East Liverpool, Ohio. The Rev. Eric Edwards will conduct funeral services at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, June 8, 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, OH 43920; or Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund, 2515 Walmer Ave., Norfolk, VA 23513.
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