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Updated: 03/26/2014 08:00:03AM

Josephine E. Lang

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Josephine E. (Hovasse) Lang, 93, passed away in Denver Colo., Wednesday, March 12, 2014. She was a former resident of the Venice Isle community in Venice, Fla., and Hampton N.H.

She was born March 26, 1920, in Revere, Mass., to the late Elsie J. (Walwer) and August L. Hovasse and raised in Revere, Mass., and Chelsea Mass.

Jo was an avid bowler, bridge player and Boston Red Sox fan.

She is survived by sons Brian T. (Joanne) Phillips of Telford, Pa., and Harry A. (Christine) Phillips of Denver, Colo.; stepson Roger J. Lang III (Janet) of Lowell, Mass.; two grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents; husbands Roger J. Lang Jr. and Harry S. Phillips; and stepson George M. Lang.

Services: There will be a Funeral Mass at noon April 5, at Immaculate Conception Church in Lowell, Mass., followed by burial and a reception luncheon. Mahoney Funeral Home, Lowell, Mass., is in charge of arrangements.

Contributions: Please make memorial contributions to the charity of your choice.