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Dennis Gary Lang

December 9, 1945 ~ October 29, 2020 (age 74)

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Dennis G. Lang 74, of Pepperell, passed away at home from cancer on October 29, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Phyllis L. Lang (Hamilton), his son, Jonathan H. Lang of Boston, his daughter, Pamela Lang Johnson, son in law, Ellis Johnson, and three beloved grandchildren, Molly, Olin, and Nathaniel, of Falmouth, Maine. He also leaves his brother, Thomas F. Lang of W. Dennis, and his sister, Carol Huse of Hingham.


Dennis was born in Boston on December 9, 1945 to Thomas F. Lang and Annie Wohl Lang. He attended the Mather School and Patrick T. Campbell before moving to North Quincy. He was well known at North Quincy High School for playing trumpet in the band and driving his ’31 Model A Ford in all the football game parades. He later attended Eastern Nazarene College, and Boston University. He also served in the Massachusetts National Guard. In 1965 Dennis went to work for the Polaroid Corporation in Waltham and worked for Polaroid for over 40 years until its demise, closing the door on the Reservoir Battery Division for the last time before it was demolished! During the 44 years he lived in Pepperell he served on the Conservation Commission, and was active in the North Middlesex Regional High School Band Boosters. In retirement Dennis enjoyed traveling to Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, England, and Scotland, but his favorite place was Maine. He enjoyed his yearly visits to Southwest Harbor on Mt. Desert Island. He never tired of the ocean views, carriage paths of Acadia National Park, or endless lobsters. He also spent a lot of time with his grandchildren in southern Maine and was their greatest cheerleader. His kind and gentle manor and endless sense of humor will be missed by all who knew him, but especially his family who love him dearly.


Services will be private at a later date. Donations in his name may be made to Friends of Nashoba Nursing Service & Hospice, 3 Patterson Rd, Suite 3, Shirley, MA 01464-2907;



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