Lang, Emmalene

September 23, 1931 ~ April 9, 2022







LANG, Emmalene Walton
September 23, 1931 to April 9, 2022

Passed away quietly at home after fond farewells to her family. Loving, cherished wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Married for 72 years to soul-mate Don, they will always be together in this world and the next. Missed but lovingly remembered by sister-in-law Virginia Wray. Also by her 4 sons Chris (Sharon), Wally (Terry Lynn), David (Malgorzata, deceased) and Alex (Mona). Special friend to Magdelena VanDenBroeke. Cherished by 15 grandchildren and great-grandchildren who will miss their loving gramma Emma. Special aunt Em to caring nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Isobel and Byron Young and by her sister Marion Good. Emmalene had a long career as a teacher. She was well respected by her peers and adored by her pupils. She was a master gardener, talented musician, oil painter, story teller and home maker. Bedrock of the family farm. Special thanks to Dr. Kim for providing palliative care and to the Bayshore PSW’s and nurses. Also, to Dr. Daniel, longtime Doctor and friend.

At Emmalene’s request there will be a quiet family memorial when interred at Bear Creek Cemetery.


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  1. Don & Family,
    I am sorry to hear of Emmalene’s passing, she was such a kind and caring person. She will be missed by many. Keep your many fond memories close.
    Tracey Sitzes

  2. To Don and the entire family:
    Our condolences on the loss of your dear wife “Em”. We remember going out to the farm, many years ago, for those nice strawberries! She was always kind and very friendly. May your beautiful memories of her, be close to your heart always! You two, were a fine and very respected couple! With prayers..from your old Imperial Oil co worker Ed Riedl & my wife, Odra.

  3. Don and family
    Sincere condolences on Emmaline’s passing. She was always so pleasant to talk with when we would meet in the park. She will be missed.

  4. Sincere condolences to Don, Wally and the Lang families on the loss of Emmalene. . I always enjoyed my short visits with her, she was so friendly, always with her beautiful smile. You will have lots of good memories of your many times together.

  5. David – we are very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. God’s blessings – Lisa and David

  6. To Don and Family. We are so sorry for your loss of Em. She was a very kind lady. May good memories help ease your pain. Sincerely Ron and Jackie Atmore.

  7. To the Lang family I am so sorry to read of Em passing. Prayers …may God give you peace at this time.

  8. Don, Wally and Lang families, Our condolences on the loss of your Em. She was a lovely caring person, who always had a smile and a kind word. Our Brigden community will feel your loss. May her memory be a blessing to all.
    Brian and Janet Edgar

  9. Dear Don, Wally and Family! Sending my deepest sympathy in the loss of Emmalene! She sounded like she was a very special person, and a great Wife, Mother and Grandmother. She will be forever in your hearts. Wishing that fond memories of her will help the family get through these sad times. Sending hugs! Elsie Stephens

  10. David and family;
    What a lovely tribute to your mother. My thoughts are with all of you at this difficult time.
    Remember her and keep her in your heart.
    Beth Leaper

  11. Dear Lang family. Our deepest sympathies to all of you. Its so difficult to say goodbye to Mom and grandma, but may her memories be a great comfort to all of you.
    Bruce & Cathy Langstaff

  12. Don, Chris, Wally, David , Alex and your families
    We are saddened by the loss of Em and extend to you all our deepest and sincere condolences .

  13. Went to school with David. A few years back was touring down memory lane with my mother and just had to go down the lane to Lang’s pond. (So many good memories there) Ran into Emmalene out working at front of property. Had a wonderful chat and caught up with Brigden happenings. Such a nice surprise for me and such a nice person. Sorry for your great loss.

  14. She was one special lady, always had a smile and a kind word every time our paths crossed. She was beautiful as a young woman and her beauty grew more radiant with each passing year. Her love for her family was so evident. I have respected her from the day we first met, many years ago. My sympathy to her family, what a wonderful legacy she leaves behind and what lovely memories will stay in your hearts and minds. Celebrate her life and all that she has meant to so many.

  15. My thoughts are with all of you during this time. Emmalene was such a warm caring person with a huge heart

    Kathy Vansickle

  16. My deepest condolences Don and Wally, to you and your family, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  17. Don and family please accept my condolences on the loss of your wife and mother. She was a wonderful lady who I enjoyed talking to every time we visited. Remember the good times with her.

    Tom Edwards

  18. To all the Lang family, thinking of all. Enjoyed visits over the years, she was a great lady. I had many visits with her. She will be miissed. Lots of memories to cheerish.God bless, Love, Myrna J. Hyatt.

  19. Our deepest sympathy to all the family on Emmalene’s passing. She was a special friend and teacher of our Brenda. We are blessed to have known her.

  20. Extending condolences to Don and family at this sad time. I taught with Em at Mooretown-Courtright School where she was a caring and respected teacher. A valued friend to her colleagues, she was Auntie Em to us. Sincerely, Anne and Dave George

  21. Sorry for the loss to all that knew Mrs. Lang. Memories of all the boys. THEY all had a unique personality. The farm that always stuck in my memory down the long lane. May your loss be never left in SORROWS.

  22. Deepest sympathies in the passing of Em, she was one special lady and I always enjoyed meeting up with her and visiting. Hold tight to you memories.

  23. My thoughts are with the family. She was an amazing woman. I’m sure you will get comfort from memories of her.

  24. My condolences to all the family. Mrs. Lang was always an inspiration and an amazing woman. She will be greatly missed. It was always lovely seeing her when I was younger to deliver the newspaper or even at Heather’s village cafe. She always made me feel loved and welcomed.

  25. My sympathy to Don and family. She was a great neighbor and l loved her lane in spring with all the daffodils. Remember the good times.

  26. Our family sends our condolences to the Lang family. ‘Em was a great lady. I enjoyed her at the book club. She was such an asset to the town of Brigden. She will be missed. Prayers to all the family. Gord and Barb Leaper.

  27. We are sending our condolences to Don, Wally and Families. She was a lovely lady, always so friendly she will be greatly missed.

  28. We offer our condolences to the Lang family. Memories of Mrs. Lang include her volunteering at Bridgen Public School when my kids were young with the reading program. I remember Evan coming home one day after having visited her with Wallace. He was so excited that she gave him money for reading a book. Kyrie and Evan always liked to make it up the long Lang laneway at Halloween for a carefully constructed construction paper jack o lantern decorated with quarters and chocolate bars. Sincerely, Mark, Gail, Kyrie and Evan Freer.

  29. We are very sorry to hear of your loss. You will have many happy memories. Our condolences.
    Terry and Anne (Weatherstone) Warwick

  30. Wally, David, and families,
    So sorry to read about the passing of your mother/mother-in-law/grandmother. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. May pleasant memories bring you peace.
    Michael and Cathy

  31. Lang family so sorry for your loss. Emmalene always had a smile on her face and a friendly warmness in her heart, I”m sure she will missed by everyone who knew her.

  32. Don and Families.
    Our deepest sympathy to all of you at this sad time. Cherish the beautiful memories within your hearts.
    Roy and Joan

  33. Our sincerest sympathies to Don & family. Wonderful memories of a great librarian & neighbour.
    Brian & Debbie Krohn

  34. Don and Family,
    Our deepest sympathies to you all. May the many happy memories with Emmalene be keepsakes that live forever in your hearts.

  35. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Lang family at this time .She will be missed !
    Peter & Brenda English

  36. Dear Don & family: Frank & I were so very saddened to hear of the passing of such a wonderful lady. ‘‘Em was a loving kind and bright person. I hold many great memories of ‘Em. I remember bringing the kids there for Hallowe’en and seeing their excitement when they received a pumpkin cutout with quarter eyes, I remember her working with my mother-in-law as a teacher/librarian for Brigden Public School and our many great times at our book club meetings. There are so many more moments we could share of this very fine lady. May God Bless you ‘Em and Rest In Peace. Please except our most sincere condolences.