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Jan. 9, 2019

Armand R. Ruest Jr., 45, of New Albany, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 9, 2019, at Tyler Memorial Hospital in Tunkhannock.

He was born on Feb. 24, 1973, in Towanda, the son of Armand Ruest Sr. of Palmyra, Maine, and Michele Fulmer-Armitage of Laceyville.

He was a graduate of Wyalusing Valley High School with the class of 1991. Armand was employed with Procter & Gamble as a technician for the last 12 years.

Armand loved his children more than words can say. He thoroughly enjoyed taking them to concerts, amusement parks and especially to Maine to spend time with his father. He was a diehard Pittsburgh Steelers' fan. He also enjoyed riding motorcycles, hunting, and fishing.

Armand is survived by his children: Abigail Ruest, of New Albany, and Armand R. Ruest III of Shohola; his father, Armand Ruest Sr., and his wife Tina of Palmyra, Maine; his mother, Michele Fulmer-Armitage of Laceyville; his stepchildren: Kaylee Watkins and her fiancé Macen Raupers of Sayre, and Morgan Rando and her husband Kevin, of Owego, N.Y.; his stepgranddaughter, Emma Lynn Rando of Owego, N.Y.; his sister Jaime Hagadorn and her husband,Robert, of Wyalusing; his nephews: Dominic, Mason, and Connor Hagadorn; he had a special bond with his Aunt T; and treated Abbie Fisher like a daughter. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Albert and Germaine Gervais; his maternal grandparents: Glenn and Ethel 'Sis' Fulmer; and two uncles.

Family and friends are invited to the Sheldon Funeral Home, 155 Church St., Wyalusing, for calling hours on Thursday, Jan. 17, from 3 to 6 p.m.

The family will provide flowers and ask that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ruest Children Educational Fund, PS Bank, P.O. Box 217, Wyalusing, PA 18853.

Online condolences may be made at
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Sheldon Funeral Home - Wyalusing, PA - Wyalusing
155 Church St.
Wyalusing, PA 18853
(570) 746-1012
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Published in The Wyoming County Examiner on Jan. 16, 2019
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