Betty L. Armstrong, 79

Betty L. Armstrong, 79, of Edwards Rd., New Galilee (New Beaver Boro) died on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at UPMC Mercy Hospital following a short illness.

Born April 27, 1934 in Wampum, she was the daughter of the late Ira and Irene Huffman Hackett. She was married for 55 years to Edwin Dewayne Armstrong who survives.

Betty was a member of the former Keeley Alliance Church. She loved her family and her pets dearly. She enjoyed the outdoors, especially watching hummingbirds. She also enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening.

Survivors include two sons, Glenn (fiancĂ©, Lisa Murin) Armstrong of New Beaver Boro, Bruce Armstrong of Darlington; daughter, Wanda Allen of New Beaver Boro; sister – Evelyn Swogger of Wampum; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Brian Armstrong; two sisters, Eleanor Andorfer, Shirley Drotleff; and three brother, Harold “Red”, Charles, and Kenneth L. Hackett.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday September 24 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11:00 am with Rev. John McCready of the Park Alliance Church officiating. Interment will follow in Clinton Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Lawrence County Humane Society.

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4 thoughts on “Betty L. Armstrong, 79

  1. My sincerest condolences on your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. I hope all of your loving memories of Betty will keep you smiling as you remember her in your hearts.

  2. My deepest condolences to you all Betty was amazing she treated everyone she met with a caring heart always treated me like I was part of the family from the day I met her she will always hold a special place in my heart and will be always loved and greatly missed

  3. Uncle Dewayne & Family
    My sincerest condolences on your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time..

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