Ronald E. Langevin

June 24, 1930 - October 14, 2017
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Ronald. E. Langevin, 87, of Ludlow, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 14, 2017.  Son of the late Wilfred and Aurore (Normandin) Langevin, he was born in Ludlow on June 24, 1930.  A lifelong resident, he was a 1948 graduate of Ludlow High School.  Ron proudly served his country as a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.  A pioneer of the television industry, Ron began his career in 1955 with WHYN- TV 40 where he produced/directed the Barbara Bernard Show. He received four United Press Intl. Broadcasters Assoc. “Best TV Documentary” Awards.  He joined WWLP-TV 22 as producer/director in 1967, producing the popular At Home with Kitty Show and Tom Colton’s Highlights.  He was promoted to Director of Public Relations for the station in 1979.  Ron retired from TV-22 in 1990 after 35 years.  He then worked for 19 years as a funeral service assistant, first at the Ratell Funeral Home and then at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home.

Ron was an avid photographer and world traveler. He was active in the Ad. Club of Springfield, Kiwanis and Exchange Clubs.  Ron was a devout communicant of St. Elizabeth’s Parish in Ludlow.

Ron is survived by his son Mark Langevin and his wife Christine Cronin of Springfield, his daughters Marie Marx and her husband Timothy of Westfield, Danielle Sullivan and her husband William of East Longmeadow and the love of his life Paula Goodreau of Ludlow.  Ron also leaves his beloved grandchildren Derek, Meghan, Shannon and Alicia, his great-grandson Caleb and his four-legged friends Max and Ellie.

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours at the funeral home are Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 PM.

Service Information

Family and friends are asked to gather for Funeral Services celebrating Ron’s life on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 8:45 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St., Ludlow, MA, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Elizabeth’s Parish, Hubbard St, Ludlow, MA. Rites of Committal with Military Honors will be in St. Aloysius Cemetery, Berkshire Ave., Springfield, MA.

Donation Information

In lieu of flowers or gifts Ron’s family requests that donations be made to St. Elizabeth’s Parish, 181 Hubbard St., Ludlow, MA 01056


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Born: June 24, 1930
Died: October 14, 2017

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Phil Drumheller (Phil D. on WHYN) posted on 10/23/17

So sorry to hear of Ron's passing. He was the director of The TV-40 Dance Party, of which I was a co-host. I loved his professionalism and perfection. He was the best in the business... and such a nice, all around guy! He will always be remembered! My deepest sympathy to his dear family.


Danielle, Bill, Meghan and Shannon posted on 10/18/17

Dad, Will miss our Saturdays dunkin coffee and donuts. Thank you for all you've done for us and your love...."Sunrise, Sunset, swiftly flow the days..."


Sandy Ortega posted on 10/18/17

My condolences to you and your family.


Dolores Goraj posted on 10/17/17

Danielle with heartfelt sympathy to you and your Family. Your Dad is at peace now. Memories are great to remember and cherish them with your Family.


Ernie Bramucci posted on 10/17/17

Mark , to you and your family my deepest sympathy’s on the passing of your dad. God Bless


Lori Paterwic posted on 10/17/17

Paula- I am so sorry for your loss. I know Ron meant a great deal to you! Hang in there as best you can. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Ron's family.


Cindy and Tom Mennard posted on 10/16/17

Marie and Danielle and family, so very sorry for your loss, bless you all with strength and peace at this time.


Barbara C. Bernard posted on 10/16/17

For all the years I did the WHYN/TV 40 daily live show, THE BARBARA BERNARD SHOW, Ronnie Langevin was my director. His perfectionism brought me awards and high ratings and in all the years there was never a quarrel or harsh word between us. He was a gentleman with a delightful sense of humor and he survived some difficult times thanks to Paula and his children, all of whom he loved so dearly. Just a short time ago Ronnie and Paula were at my 90th birthday party where others with whom he worked at Channel 40 were so happy to connect up with him. I had a chance to once again tell him what I told him continuously that HE WAS THE BEST.


Paula posted on 10/16/17

My love forever.


Cynthia Campora posted on 10/16/17

Marie, my thoughts & prayers are with you. May the memories you have bring you comfort & peace. Cindy Campora


Dr. Ed Costa posted on 10/16/17

Paula, No words can express our thoughts. Just know that you are cared for here at work. Know that you now have an angel named Ron who watches over you each and every day. We are here for you- day and night. your friends, Ed and Jane


Sylvia Mason posted on 10/16/17

Paula, Please know that you and your family are in my prayers. I am so sorry for your loss. May the God of all strength keep and carry each of you during this difficult period. Warmly, Sylvia


Lynne Celli posted on 10/16/17

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Please know you are in my thoughts to find solace in the wonderful memories you have.