James L. Flango—4/3/2017

James L. Flango, age 72, of Harleysville died on April 3, 2017 at Peter Becker Community in Harleysville.. He had been in failing health.

Born in Philipsburg. PA., he was the son of the late Victor and Helen Smolen Flango.  He graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1966 with an Undergraduate and from Penn State University in 1970 with his Masters Degree. Mr. Flango served in the US Army during the Vietnam War era.  Mr. Flango was a Math Instructor with the Perkionen Valley School District from 1970 to 1998.

He is survived by his beloved wif Wendy A. Stecher Flango, his devoted children James R. Flango and his wife Lyn of Brigantine, NJ, Kari Paisley-Flango of Medford, Mass and Jill K. Gower and her husband John of Skippack and two brothers Victor Eugene Flango and Robert Flango.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass on Saturday, April 8th at 10:30AM at St. Maria Goretti Church, 1601 Derstine Rd., Hatfield, PA. 19440 where the family will receive friends Saturday morning from 9:30 to 10:30AM. Interment private in St. John Neumann Cemetery. For those desiring, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in James memory to the Peter Becker Community Benevolent Fund, 800 Maple Ave, Harleysville, PA. 19438 would be preferred.

3 thoughts on “James L. Flango—4/3/2017

  1. Sorry to hear of his death. i was just reading a letter he sent to me while I was in Vietnam and he was at Ft. Lee. We both graduated from IUP in 66 and went through ROTC. Lost contact with him soon after Vietnam. I happened to save all my correspondence from Vietnam and have been going through it since Jan 2017 converting family letters to digital form. Found correspondence from other people and may digitize them also. Interesting reading. Sorry I didn’t do it sooner, we may have reconnected.

  2. So sad to hear this. Mr. Flango was a great teacher who absolutely cared about his students. He’s at least partly responsible for the career path I chose as a software engineer as a result of his computer programming class. Thank you, Mr. Flango. RIP.

  3. Sending sympathy to Wendy and all of the family from Wayne, Mary Ann Cessna, John, Ron and Laurie Flango. We are here praying for all of you, confident that God will embrace each of you within His tender, loving arms during this time of special need.
    May cousin Jim’s soul and the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen.

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