Norbert Lang

Obituary of Norbert J. Lang

Springwater – Norbert J. Lang, 91 years of age passed away Tuesday April 16, 2024. Norbert was born December 24, 1932 in Wayland the son of Aloysius and Mildred (Loveland) Lang. He grew up in Wayland and graduated from Wayland Central School. After high school Norbert served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He entered service December 29, 1950 and was honorably discharged December 6, 1954 as Staff Sergeant. Prior to his discharge on April 3, 1954, Norbert and Beverly Miner were married in Albuquerque, NM. They had dated for 5 years before and have spent the last 75 years together. After his honorable discharge, Norbert had a choice of either going to work at Kodak or Rochester Telephone. He chose Rochester Telephone because he loved being outdoors. He loved climbing the poles and even taught many people how to climb. As the years went on he finally went indoors as a communications technician. After a 41 year career he retired. Norbert had many hobbies that included, shooting sporting clays, hunting, fishing, NASCAR (especially Richard Petty), always joking around, and having a few beers with his buddies. He was a member and past officer of many organizations including, one of the original members of the Springwater Ambulance Company, past president, treasurer and life member of the Springwater Rod-n-Gun Club and life member of the Wayland Rod-n-Gun Club, past chief, life member and fire commissioner of the Springwater Fire Department, Livingston County Fire Advisory Board, Livingston County Chiefs Association, Lakeville Firemen’s Exempt Club, Wayland American Legion and the Naples VFW and past steward of Local CWA 1170 (Communication Workers of America), Norbert was pre-deceased by his parents, Aloysius and Mildred Lang; and his siblings, Linda (Roger) Wolcott, Genevieve Cotton and Norma (John) Mark. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Lang of Springwater; his sons, Brett Lang of Springwater, Brady Lang (Liz Briscoe) of AZ, Scott Lang of AZ and Clint Lang of PA; his grandchildren, Danielle Lang of Wayland, Michael (Lacey) Lang of Wayland, Cody Lang of Rochester, Dakota Lang of Rochester, Daelyn (Matt) Rizzieri of Pittsford, Nikki Bill of Canandaigua, Nicholas Lang (Tanya Virgilio), and Jasmine Lang (Zackary Ryan) of Webster’s Crossing; his great grandchildren, Jax, Tucker, Colton, Luca and Noah; his brother and sister in law, Duane (Ellie) Miner of Rochester; along with many nieces and nephews. Norbert’s family and friends may call on Friday April 26, 2024 from 4-7pm at St. George-Forsythe Funeral Home, 109 West Naples St., Wayland. His funeral service with Military Honors will be Saturday April 27, 2024 at 11am at the funeral home. Interment will take place at a later date at Mt. Vernon Evergreen Cemetery in Springwater. Contributions in memory of Norbert J. Lang may be made to a charity of your choice

Calling Hours / Visitation

Friday April 26, 2024 ~ 4-7pm ~ St. George-Forsythe Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Saturday April 27, 2024 ~ 11am ~ St. George-Forsythe Funeral Home


Mt. Vernon Evergreen Cemetery, Springwater
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