OBITUARY: Maryann A. (Sturzo) Langone, 92 — One Of Wilmington’s First Female Police Officers

Below is an obituary from Nichols Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Maryann A. (Sturzo) Langone, age 92, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on July 20th, 2020.

Maryann and Anthony settled in Wilmington where they raised their three children Joseph, JoAnn and MaryAnn.

Maryann was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, niece, sister, and aunt. Maryann especially loved being a grandmother and great grandmother (GiGi). Maryann cherished the time she spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; she attended countless school events, sports, dance recitals, birthday parties and many other special occasions.

Maryann was one of first female police woman in Wilmington. She was very proud to serve her town.

Throughout the years Maryann loved enjoying summers in Wolfeboro, trips to Disney World , family vacations and the occasional trips to Foxwoods. She was a wonderful cook and was famous for her homemade meatballs, gravy, soup, and made every Christmas Eve and Thanksgiving special for her family.

Maryann was very faithful and loved being part of The St. Thomas Parish. Maryann will be fondly remembered as a wonderful lady who loved her family and friends unconditionally.

Maryann was the beloved wife of the late Anthony J. Langone. She was the loving mother of MaryAnn Gillis & her husband John, JoAnn Fogg & her husband Harry and Joseph Langone & his wife Maryjane all of Wilmington. Maryann was the cherished “Grandma” of Katie Ware, Jay Gillis, Matt Gillis, Kelly Gillis, Kerry Rodenhiser, Colleen O’Hearn, Lianne Thibeault, Daniel Fogg, Joseph Fogg, Joseph Langone, Jennifer Smith, Kristie Langone, Kara Blais and their significant others. Maryann leaves behind 27 great-grandchildren and also Ann Hadley who Maryann thought of as a daughter. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Agrippina (Patti) Sturzo. Maryann is also survived by her brother; Joe Sturzo & his wife Mary of Wilmington, as well as many friends and extended family members.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all services will be held privately.

Memorial donations in Maryann’s name can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd, Waltham, MA 02452.

Maryannn A. (Sturzo) Langone
Maryann A. (Sturzo) Langone

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