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James Langan, 84, Retired Firefighter Of Yorktown

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – James B. Langan, a retired firefighter of Yorktown Heights, died July 27. He was 84.

Langan was born Jan. 25, 1928, in Bronx, N.Y., to Thomas and Elizabeth Langan. He served in the U.S. Army and married Dorothy Koch at St. Benedict's Church on Oct. 1, 1950.

He was a member of the Fire Department of New York, serving as a chief of the 10th Battalion and retiring in 1991.

Langan is survived by a daughter, Susan (Dennis) Palumbo; a brother, Thomas and three grandsons. He was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy and a daughter, Patricia Langan Mrsich.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Yorktown Funeral Home . A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Main Church. Burial will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery.

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