Glenn E. Armstrong, 56

Glenn E. Armstrong, 56, of New Beaver Boro passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 at UPMC – Jameson Hospital following a year and half courageous battle with cancer.

Born April 16, 1960 in Fort Benning, Georgia, he was the son of Edwin Dewayne Armstrong of New Galilee and the late Betty L. Hackett Armstrong who passed away September 21, 2013. He was married to Lisa L. Libert Armstrong who survives.

Glenn was a lifelong machinist/programmer. For the last 17 years he has worked at VEKA in Fombell in the tool and die department. An avid outdoorsman, Glenn enjoyed hunting, trapping, and fishing. He also enjoyed metal detecting.

In addition to his wife and father, survivors include a son, Glenn E. Armstrong of Kittanning; step daughters, Kayla and Ashley Murin, both at home; sister, Wanda S. Allen of Koppel; and a brother, Bruce W. (Joan) Armstrong of Darlington.

He was preceded in death by his mother and brother, Brian Armstrong.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday March 29 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 Thursday at 11 am with Rev. John McCready of the Park Alliance Church in Ellwood City officiating. Interment will follow in the Clinton Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Research.

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6 thoughts on “Glenn E. Armstrong, 56

  1. I feel so blessed to have met (Uncle) Glenn and been able to form a relationship with him over the past six years. He was nothing but kind and loving to me and I will cherish the memories I have of him and the memories of him and the little ones. They loved their Uncle Glenn and I know he adored them just the same. My condolences and love to his family in this difficult time.

  2. You, me, Chad, Kenny, Wanda & Bruce played together throughout our young years, the benefit of living so close together. We spent may Christmas Days together showing off all the new things we just got and just plain had fun! You were a good man and I’m proud to be your cousin. You will be missed. My families thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Rest in peace Glenn.

  3. Glen was truly a good man. I have many great memories of the fishing trip we all took to Canada several years ago, the trips to sport shows and to the mountains fishing. I am proud to have called him a friend and feel blessed to have known and interacted with him over the years. He will be truly missed and forever remembered. May God bless and comfort his family during these trying times.

  4. I worked With Glenn at Veka What a Great Guy !! I am So Sorry.. I had no idea he was ill.. God Bless – Many Prayers to Your Family and Praying for Comfort and Healing ..What a Great Man — Take Care. Dave Holfelder

  5. We are so sorry for your loss. I met Glenn through our girls playing softball. He was a very kind man. Our condolences to the family.

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