Margaret Ellen Lang

Margaret Ellen Lang

March 16, 1915 – September 5, 2011

Margaret Ellen Lang, nee’ Buchanan, passed away peacefully at her home in the Kinsmen Care Centre in Tswassen, B.C. , in the early morning of September 5, 2011.  She was in her 97th year.

Margaret was born on March 16, 1915, on the family homestead south of Morden, Manitoba.  She was the fifth child born to Frederick Herbert Buchanan and Mary Ann Buchanan, nee’ Kreller.

She is survived by her son Glenn (Micki) Andrews of Barriere, B.C., and her daughter Ellen Andrews of Tswassen, B.C., seven grandchildren, 14 1/2 great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews.  Margaret was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Lang, and her six siblings.

Margaret moved to British Columbia in 1941 and remained the rest of her life in the greater Vancouver area, where she raised her family.  

She worked variously, starting in the berry industry and finally, retiring, as a drapery consultant.  She enjoyed many hobbies.  

She will be missed by this large family.

A memorial service will be held in Barriere, B.C. at the Church of St. Paul, 4464 Barriere Town Road, on Saturday, October 15, at 3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, B.C., would be gratefully appreciated.


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