ARMSTRONG, JAMES James Armstrong, 68, of Hamden passed away suddenly on Sunday, January 22, 2012. Beloved husband of 47 years of Judith Johnson Armstrong, he is also survived by daughters Jennifer Armstrong and her partner Susan Nugent, Jodi and her husband Eric Germain, and Joelle Armstrong, all of Hamden, and Julie and her husband Chad Cabana of Bonnyville, Alberta Canada; sons Jared Armstrong and his wife Amanda of Wallingford and Josh Armstrong and his wife Brenda of Hamden; brothers Richard and Robert Armstrong and sisters Marilyn Corp and Carolyn Schulze and grandchildren Aidan and Casey Armstrong, Chloe, Jeremy and Gabrielle Germain, Mason, Brandon, Cody and Ava Armstrong, Ceara and Caden Cabana, Jake and Ryan Armstrong. A son of the late Cecil and Dorothy Armstrong, James was born in Omemee, Ontario Canada on March 1, 1943. A Mason, he was also a hockey coach at Quinnipiac College and was a professional hockey player with the New Haven Blades, the Seattle Totems and various other teams. Friends may visit with the family Wednesday, January 25, 2012 from 4-8 PM at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE, HAMDEN. A funeral service will take place on Thursday at the funeral home at noon. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. Contributions in James' memory can be made to either the Travis Roy Foundation, 60 State Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109 Attn: Brenda Taylor or the Myleodysplastic Syndromes Foundation, 4573 South Broad Street, Suite 150, Yardville, NJ 08620. To send a condolence, please see obituary at: www.beecherandbennett.com.
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Published in the New Haven Register on Jan. 24, 2012