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Wednesday February 20th, 2019
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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St. Johns Lutheran Church
Thursday February 21st, 2019

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Ella E. Armstrong

Altamont- Ella E. Armstrong, 94, died Sunday, February 17, 2019. She was born in Stony Creek, Warren County, NY on April 20, 1924 to the late Thompson and Vera (nee Mesick) Ward. She graduated from Altamont High School in 1941 and went on to Eastman Dental School in Rochester. Ella was a Dental Hygienist Teacher for the Guilderland School District for many years, retiring in 1968. She was a lifetime member of the Altamont Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, serving 65 years. She was a lifetime member of St. John's Lutheran Church. She was an avid bowler and was on a traveling bowling league. She is survived by her siblings, Katherine Matson, Lewis Ward, John Ward, Vera Ward and David Ward; her children Charles "Tom" Armstrong and his wife Candace, and Allen Ward Armstrong and his wife Donna; a beloved grandmother to several grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Charles Robert Armstrong; her daughter E. Charlayne Turner; her sister Roberta Chesebrough; her brother Thompson Bertel Ward. Calling hours will be on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 4-7pm at Fredendall Funeral Home, 199 Main St., Altamont. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 21 at 12 Noon at St. John's Lutheran Church 140 Maple Ave, Altamont. Interment will be at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Guilderland.


Aunt Ella was always around in my life. Taught me how to crochet as she did many. But she made an effort to always visit my mom while in the nursing homes, hospital and before these times. We'll miss her ! RIP Prayers to the family. Love, Linda

Linda R Modica Feb 20 2019 12:00 AM

Ella was a great gal. My husband, Gill, and I knew her from our time with her in the Guilderland School District. Our condolences to the family. Gladys

Gladys O'Brien Feb 20 2019 12:00 AM

Kathleen ODonnell Feb 19 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ella Armstrong

Kathleen ODonnell Feb 19 2019 12:00 AM

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