Frank P. Langevin, 80, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Hospice of Jefferson County at Ellis Farm in Watertown.
A funeral mass will be held Thursday, September 26th at 11:00 am at St. James Catholic Church, Gouverneur with Fr. Stephen Rocker officiating, and a celebration of life will follow the mass at the Casablanca Restaurant. Calling hours are Wednesday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Frank was born in Oswegatchie on August 16, 1933, the son of Roderick and Thelma Clark Langevin.
He graduated from Oswegatchie High School and served in the United States Navy overseas in Japan during the Korean War.
Frank married Patricia A. Lawrence on November 12, 1955 at St. Hubert's Catholic Church in Star Lake with Fr. Robert Farmer officiating.
Frank had worked at J & L Steel Company in Star Lake and at Gouverneur Iron Works. He owned and operated P.A. Langevin Inc., a steel erector business, for 28 years. Upon retirement, the couple built their home at Sylvia Lake where they have lived the past 22 years.
He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and spending time on the golf course. Frank also enjoyed spending time working his backhoe for his friends, family, or himself. He was a devout friend and family man, especially cherishing his time with his grandchildren.
Frank was a member of the St. James Catholic Church, Gouverneur Elks Lodge, Gouverneur Investment Club, and Gouverneur Country Club where he was a past president. He was a past chairman of the board at the Gouverneur Savings and Loan where he was a director for 20 years, served on the Gouverneur Central School Board for 17 years and as a director at Cambray Senior Housing, and was a basketball coach for St. James Catholic School for 5 years.
Frank is survived by his wife Pat, a son Gregory Langevin and his wife Barbara of Gouverneur, his grandchildren Clinton Langevin of Toronto, Canada, Daniel Langevin of Denver, CO, Hillary Lancto of Gouverneur, Olivia Langevin of Gouverneur, and a great grandson Breagan Lancto. He is also survived by his brothers, sisters, and their spouses Maxwell and Peg Langevin of Marietta. PA, Roderick Langevin Jr. of Blackshear, GA, Bruce and Sharon Langevin of Star Lake, Paula and Bill Malady of Sandy Lake, PA, Elizabeth and Joseph Fowler of Robert, MT, his brother-in-law and sisters-in-law Nelson and Donna Lawrence of Gouverneur, Dolores "Tootie" Lawrence of Star Lake, several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents.
Memorial donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street, Watertown, NY 13601.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014, Watertown, NY
Funeral Homes Listings
Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
Cummings Funeral Service
Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
St. Lawrence County
IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop
Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton
Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur
French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards
French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake