TORRINGTON – A Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial will be recited for Mary Theresa Langdon, 93, at 10:30 am Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at St Rose Catholic Church with Father Ray Moss officiating. Mary died at her home on Jan. 10, 2020 and cremation has taken place.
Memorials may be given in her honor to St Joseph Children’s Home or Alzheimer’s Research. Arrangements are by the Colyer Funeral Home and condolences may be sent to www.colyerfuneralhome.com.
Mary was born Oct. 9, 1926 in Reading, Penn., the daughter of John and Mary (Troop) Hofmann. She grew up and received her education in Reading, graduating high school there. She met and married Jack Langdon on Sept. 4, 1950. They moved to Laramie, where he attended law school. They moved to Casper for a year before moving to Worland where Jack started a law practice and together they raised their family. They moved to Cheyenne in 1974 and to Torrington in 1984, where she lived the rest of her life. She was a partner in all of Jack’s endeavors. Jack died in 1998.
Mary was a member of St Rose Catholic Church, where she served as a Eucharistic Minister. She was a member of PEO, where she served on the State Board for seven years and was elected president in 1980. She was also a member of the ladies’ golf association and enjoyed golf, playing bridge, reading, and knitting. She was a consummate volunteer.
Mary is survived by her daughters Mary Jane Eckerdt of Aurora, Colo., Florence Anne Longpre of Cheyenne, Mary Frances Weyrich of Newport Beach, Calif., and Mary Theresa Wyles of Temple, Texas; a sister, Elizabeth Ann Stern of Madison, Wisc.; and four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Jack, six brothers, two sisters, and one grandchild.