Bill Langabeer of Winchester passed away suddenly on Dec. 28, 2004 at Winchester District Memorial Hospital. He was 64.
He is survived by wife Ann (nee Crawford) whom he married on June 20, 1964 at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Chesterville. He is survived by brothers and sisters Carman (Ruth) of Finch, Angus (Carolyn) of Belleville, Edward, and Barbara Smith of Winchester. He was predeceased by a brother Jim. He is also survived by nieces and nephews.
He was born on June 14, 1940 in Belleville to the late Walter and Ruth (nee Reddick) Langabeer. He was a lifetime resident of the area and lived in Winchester for the last 14 years. He worked as an orderly at Winchester District Memorial Hospital for 33 years. He was a dedicated member of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder and was a member of the choir for many years.
He enjoyed sewing, upholstering and gardening. He was a very talented tailor and he made many nice pieces of clothing during his lifetime. He was a man of precision and his attention to detail was evident in all of his daily activities. He was a regular participant in Sunshine Circle at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg on Dec. 30. The funeral was held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Chesterville on Dec. 31 with Rev. Bert deBruijn officiating. Interment followed at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville. Pallbearers were Sam Hummel, Rob Erath, Bassam Alsabeh, Charles Hummel, John Langabeer and Joe Baker.
Donations to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church would be appreciatedby the family.