Brian Michael-Armstrong-Obituary

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Brian Michael Armstrong

Boston, Pennsylvania

Mar 26, 1984 – Jun 8, 2020 (Age 36)


March 26, 1984
June 8, 2020
Boston, Pennsylvania


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Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory - Boston Obituary

Brian Michael Armstrong, 36, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Monday, June 8, 2020 at home where he was loved. He was born March 26, 1984 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Brian was raised in Pittsburgh and attended Liberty Elementary where he was a Boy Scout, Frick International Studies Academy where he spoke Spanish as a second language and played the Oboe in the Pittsburgh Public Schools Orchestra, then graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School in 2002 where he was on the Robotics Team and participated in the First Competition in Orlando, Florida. Brian was #56 on the Taylor Allderdice Football Team and played in both the City and State Championship games.He attended the University of California Santa Barbara to study Chemical Engineering. Brian was a sensitive and caring soul who struggled with behavioral health illness most of his life and found the challenges of living to be great. He loved his family to his core being. He is survived by his mother Alexandra Armstrong, friend Alysha Bokuniewicz, uncle Justin Armstrong, father Eugene M. Pietosi, sister Gina Pietosi, brother Anthony Pietosi, grandmother Helen Ecker, aunt Berni Mullen, first cousins Carla Carelli Cravotta (Chaz) and Shana Mullen (Nicole). Brian was preceded in death by his grandparents John and Audrey Armstrong, and Eugene Pietosi, and aunt Paula Carelli. Friends are welcome from Friday, June 12, 2020 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township, PA 15135. (412)751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel Friday at 7:00pm. Please bring a mask, thank you. Condolences may be made at

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I did not know Brian Michael but I knew his mom Alex. Just wanted to share my condolences for your son .Rest in Peace Brian Michael Armstrong.

Rest in peace Brian I will miss all our gaming sessions and hanging out at GameStop

you will be sorely missed, rest in peace Bri. much love to Alix

We the Taylor Allderdice Class of 2002 Alumni is saddened by the loss of one of our own Brian Michael Armstrong. We will forever be grateful to Brian contributions to several extra curricular activities at Allderdice that include both the Robotics and Football teams, as well as the Pittsburgh Public Schools Orchestra. We the C/O 2002 extend our sympathy, thoughts, and prayers to Brian's family, and friends.


Taray Anyogu (Dinkins)
TAHS Senior C/O 2002


I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you during this fine. I pray for Brian and that God may welcome him into His loving arms.

Alex so very sorry for your lose, you have our deepest sympathy!

My deepest condolences and heartfelt prayers that you and all of Brian's loved ones will move through this moment knowing that you are surrounded by friends who care with hands extended.

My thoughts and prayers are with you always and more at such a hard time. My God be with you and you family always.

I am sorry that we never met .