Irene H. Armstrong
December 31, 2017
|Irene H. Armstrong, 94, of South Abington Twp., died Sunday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit in Dunmore after an illness. She was the widow of J. Calvin Armstrong, who died Aug. 29, 2000.
Born Dec. 3, 1923 in Scranton, daughter of the late Jacob and Ludwicka Klimach, she was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School. Before her retirement, Irene was employed by J.C. Penney in Scranton. She had previously been employed by Harper & Row Publishing and by the Third National Bank of Scranton.
Irene loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Irene was a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Scranton. She served on the Sunday School board and was past president of the Ladies Aid Association of the church. She also volunteered with the Immanuel Lutheran Church Braille Bible workers for many years.
Irene and her family would like to offer a sincere and warm thank you for the care she received from the staff at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart.
Surviving are her children, Debra A. Altier, Greenfield Twp.; Karen I. Muir, Jefferson Twp.; and Alan Armstrong and wife, Peggy, Greenfield Twp.; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, Martha Petrosky; brothers, Edwin, Walter, Gustave, Louis, Edward and William (Klimach) Klein; and her son-in-law, Joseph E. Altier Jr.
Funeral services will be:
Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery, Dickson City.
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Memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 238 Reese St., Scranton, PA 18508.