GOUVERNEUR – Brian J. Langtry, age 53, formerly of Gouverneur, passed away unexpectedly on April 2, 2019.
There will be calling hours held at the Gouverneur Community Center on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. followed by a Memorial Service at 6:00 p.m. There will be a reception held at the Community Center after the service.
Brian was born on March 2, 1966 in Gouverneur to Ida Rose (Manzolati) Langtry and the late John Alfred Langtry. Brian graduated from Gouverneur Central School in 1984, earned his Associates degree in Criminal Justice from Canton ATC, was a member of the Delta Kappa Sigma fraternity, and earned his Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Empire State College.
Brian served in the Army Corps of Engineers through the ROTC and Reserves where he reached the rank of Captain. He worked as a Corrections Officer until joining the NYS Trooper Academy in October of 1990. Brian served in the New York State police for 20 years where he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and worked for nearly a decade as a BCI Investigator. He was 9/11 first responder.
After his retirement, Brian worked as a NYS Certified Insurance Adjuster and a Substitute Teacher for the Campbell-Savona and the Maine-Endwell High Schools.
Brian enjoyed hunting, trivia, history, Star Trek, musicals, skiing, exercising, travelling, camping, cooking, Pink Floyd, and being in nature. He was a member of the S&B Hunting Club and the Silver Hill Hunting Club.
Brian was married to Kristy Langtry. The marriage resulted in his three children; Joshua Langtry of Portland, ME, Hannah Lee Langtry of Corning, NY, and Jakob "Jak" Langtry of Corning, NY. Brian is also survived by his mother, Ida Langtry of Gouverneur, sister, Lori-Anne McCormick and her husband, Michael of Gouverneur, brother, Thomas C. Langtry of Gouverneur, and his nieces, Lindsey and Danielle McCormick of Edwards.
Donations in memory of Brian may be made to the National Association for Children of Addiction at https://nacoa.org/ Arrangements are with French Funeral Home in Gouverneur. Condolences may be shared online at www.frenchfuneralhomes.com.