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Albert Langella

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Date published: 2/18/2014

Albert Langella

Albert Langella, 65, of Fredericksburg passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital.

Mr. Langella was a U.S. Army veteran and a Purple Heart recipient, having served during the Vietnam War.

Born in Grosse Pointe, Mich., Mr. Langella graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in engineering. He received a baseball scholarship all four years, as a pitcher for the Wolverines.

Mr. Langella moved to Alexandria, where he owned and operated a sign company for more than 20 years. While living in Alexandria, he served as Scoutmaster for Troop 871 for 10 years and coached youth and adult baseball.

Survivors include his friend, companion and wife of 19 years, Susan Carmichael; his son, Michael G. Kinsey and fiancee Sheila Phillips of Alexandria; Crystal Conlee, whom he loved as a daughter, and her children, Cole and Dalton; Susan's family, who became his family; her son, Joseph Carmichael, and his daughter, Abigail Carmichael; her nephew, Ronald Sullivan and wife Dana and their son, Caden; and her sister, Shirley Sullivan and husband Ronnie.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Michael Kinsey, Joseph Carmichael, Ronnie Sullivan, Tony Carmichael, Edward Jett and George Cravaritis.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Box 13067, Alexandria, VA 22312; or to Wendy's Feline and Friends, 1228 Holly Vista Drive, Colonial Beach, VA 22443.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.