Patricia Cadigan Armstrong passed away January 29, 2014 at the age of 92. She was born in Boston, MA to Angelina MacFarlane Cadigan and Michael Cadigan. She graduated from Boston University and a few years later married George Thomson Armstrong. In 1951 they settled in Maryland where they raised two children, Maggie and Mike.
Pat retired from the National Academy of Sciences (now National Academies) in 1986 after a long career as a Public Information Officer. While working full time she earned a Masters Degree from American University. She was a long-time resident of Silver Spring, but moved to Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg in 2000. Pat was a member of AAUW, Phi Delta Gamma, University Women's Club in London, and served on the National Film Council.
She is survived by her two children, Margaret Armstrong Chapman and Michael Faris Armstrong, three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday February 3 at UCC Seneca Valley, 13421 Clopper Road, Germantown, MD.