On Sunday, November 1st 2020, Donald J. Armstrong, a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away at age 89.
Don was born on May 25, 1931 and grew up in Delanco. He graduated from Palmyra High School in 1949. After that Don served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War for 4 years. From there Don went to work for NJ Bell Telephone Company as an outside engineer for 32 years. During that time he was also active coaching Delanco athletics.
Don married his high school sweetheart Dorothy Jenkins Armstrong in 1959. They enjoyed 68 years of marriage. During their marriage their greatest joys were the Jersey Shore, world traveling and most of all raising their children and getting to know their grandchildren and great grandchildren.
After retiring Don and Dorothy travelled to Florida every winter for 22 years where Don worked as an usher for the Philadelphia Phillies spring training for 12 years.
Don will be missed by his wife Dorothy; his four children, the late Bruce, Gregory (Dawn), David (the late Joanne) and Carol (Joseph) McGettigan; his seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend his viewing and visitation 9:00 to 10:30 AM Thursday morning at The Lankenau Funeral Home, 303 Bridgeboro St. Riverside, where his funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM. Interment will be in Lakeview Memorial Park, Cinnaminson.
Due to the Corona Virus Masks are required and Social distancing must be practiced.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity.
The Lankenau Funeral Home, 303-305 Bridgeboro St., Riverside. Stephen Lankenau, Director.