The Rev. Robert C. Armstrong, 89, of Nottingham Township, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in Heritage Valley Hospital, Beaver.
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He was born October 15, 1924, in Searsboro, Iowa, a son of the late Emmett and Alice Bingham Armstrong.
On September 18, 1947, he married Maudie M. Hargis, who passed away September 27, 2007.
The Rev. Armstrong and his late wife were founding board members of Washington County Habitat for Humanity.
He proudly served his country with the U.S. Navy during World War II.
The Rev. Armstrong was a seminary graduate and a retired Methodist minister. He was a member of the Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference of United Methodist Church. In addition, he and his late wife attended Thomas Presbyterian Church in Eighty Four.
Surviving are his beloved children, Gerald R. (Anna) Armstrong of Clinton and Diane (Larry) Brosius of Beaver; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased, in addition to his parents and wife, are a son, Bruce Armstrong; a daughter, Lorinda Armstrong; an infant son, Roger Armstrong; brothers Paul, David and Harry Armstrong; and sister Elmira Eberly.
Friends are welcome from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in Salandra Funeral Service Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, owner/supervisor, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-8120, where full military rites will be accorded at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, July 5, by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 191 Honor Guard, followed immediately by a funeral service at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Eighty Four. Following the interment, the Rev. Armstrong's family would like to invite those in attendance to a reception at Thomas Presbyterian Church, 1068 Linden Road, Eighty Four.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Washington County Habitat for Humanity at www.habitatwashpa.org. To view or extend condolences, please visit www.salandrafunerals.com.
Published in Observer-Reporter from July 3 to July 4, 2014
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304 West Pike St Canonsburg, PA 15317