Mickey Langsfeld (August 19, 2019)


Philadelphia Dentist, passed away on August 19, 2019 with his loving family by his side. He was 78. Mickey was the beloved husband of Judith Langsfeld (nee Korman) for 51 years; father of Mark, Elizabeth, and Benjamin; brother of Robert Langsfeld; grandfather of Jordan, Max, Olivia, Jacob, Elliot, and Sophie. Son of the late Anita (nee Grossman) and the late Dr. Morton A. Langsfeld Jr. Mickey practiced dentistry for 40 years, and loved working with his father. His grandfather started the practice in 1902, and it spanned 100 years of continual care in Philadelphia, one of the longest in the country. Mickey attended Cornell University and graduated from The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He was proud to serve in the Air Force during the Vietnam War, stationed in Cheyenne, WY. He served as a Board member on many philanthropic organizations, including Keneseth Israel Synagogue. He also was the past President of the Board of the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center, which is now housed at Temple University, and was recently elected to the Board of Visitors of Temple University Libraries. Mickey enjoyed playing tennis, golf, skiing, and spending time with his family. He was a Philadelphia Eagles season ticket holder since 1960, spanning four generations and three stadiums, and attended three Super Bowls and a Championship game (even changed his wedding date to line up with an away game). Mickey was a man of warmth and friendship who will be greatly missed by all who knew him. The funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 A.M. at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Rd, Elkins Park, PA. Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park. The family will return to the residence of Mark and Karen Langsfeld and requests, in lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory be made to the Cardiac Amyloidosis Research of Dr. Mathew Maurer at Columbia University Medical Center. CUIMC Office of Development, Center for Cardiac Amyloidosis, 630 West 168th Street, Suite 2-421, New York, NY 10032.