David A. Lage

August 4, 2008

David A. Lage
U.S. Veteran

US Army

Korean War Veteran

DAVID A. LAGE – of Woburn, in Bradenton, FL, August 4th. Beloved husband of the late Mary A. (Ruben) Lage. Devoted father of Elizabeth Page of Woburn, Katheryn Young and her husband Paul of Pepperell, William and David Lage, both of FL. and the late Mary Burke. Dear brother of Robert Lage of NJ. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Thursday, August 7th at 9:30 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the funeral home Thursday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, 100 Salem Street, Woburn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in David’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

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OBITUARY:

David A. Lage, a longtime resident of Woburn, passed away early Monday, August 4th, in Bradenton, Florida. The husband of the late Mary A. (Ruben) Lage, he was seventy-nine years of age.

Born in New York City, he was the son of the late David A. and Angelina (Mozzerella) Lage. He grew up in Greenwich Village and attended schools in New York City. A US Army veteran, he served with the 11th Airborne as a paratrooper.

Following his marriage, he took up residence with his wife and family in Woburn. He worked as an electrical engineer for BLH Electronics of Waltham, where he was instrumental in designing a weight measuring device for airplanes. After working for various other companies in the electonics field, he reinvented himself and embarked on a second career in the insurance industry. He was associated with MetLife for a number of years, first selling insurance and later working as a financial planner. He retired twelve years ago and since then had spent a great deal of his time in Florida.

A devoted husband, father and grandfather, he especially loved the time spent with with his grandchildren in recent years.

Mr. Lage was a longtime member of the George Campbell Post 101 American Legion.

Preceding him in death, along with his wife Mary, was a daughter, Mary Burke.

Surviving are two daughters, Elizabeth Page of Woburn and Katheryn Young and her husband Paul of Pepperell, two sons, William and David Lage, both of Florida, and a brother, Robert Lage of New Jersey. Also surviving are eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Thursday, August 7th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment will follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, 100 Salem Street, Woburn.

Relatives and friends are invited to call at the funeral home Thursday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in David’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

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  1. Dear Lage Family…..I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad, David…my grandmother Josephine (Jossie) and your grandmother, Aunt Angie were sisters….every Sunday your Uncle Robert and your grandmother would visit us in Brooklyn…..occasionally we saw your dad, David a fine person and very much loved….Your mother Mary also visited at my grandmothers..a very sweet lovely lady…We were a big Italian family .and everyone gathered at my Grandmother’s house…I have so many wonderful memories and wonderful stories……I heard from your Uncle Robert that your grandmother made the best”meatballs”….I’m sorry I haven’t met you all although I think I did when your Grandmother Angie died….it was a long time ago…I just want you to know that I extend my deepest sympathy to all of you and I wish you all peace and love….your “cousin” Carol

  2. Liz, Jen and family,
    We are so sorry for the loss of your father and grandfather.
    He is finally at rest and watching over all of you.
    With love,
    Brian, Amanda, Madison, Matt, Brandon and Griffin

  3. Dear Liz – I am very sorry for your loss. I know how much your Dad meant to you. May your fond memories of him last a lifetime. xoxo Paula

  4. Lage family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    The ones we love are never gone, they live within our hearts.
    May you know peace and confort.
    God Bless,
    Charlie & Sandy Culhane

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