Ronald H. Lang, 58, Altoona, died Wednesday at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, after suffering a heart attack.
He was born in Altoona, son of the late John H. and Mildred M. (Gallagher) Lang.
Surviving are two brothers: John F. and wife, Debbie, and Thomas W. and wife, Patti, both of Altoona; a niece, Erin Pawlak and husband, Edward; and a grand-niece, Emerson.
Ron was a 1972 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle High School. He retired in 2003 as a machinist at Norfolk Southern and previously at Conrail with 29 years of service. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Altoona, and a past member of the Bavarian Aid Society.
Ron enjoyed all sports and animals.
At Ron's request, there will be no visitation. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today, May 17, 2013, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Altoona. Committal rites will be held at St. Mary's Cemetery, Altoona.
Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home.