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Mary Ellen Peterson Armitage
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1915
Death: Apr. 17, 1993

Times Picayune Newspaper (New Orleans, Louisiana)
Armitage - Mary Ellen Peterson Armitage, Who Was Mayor Of Folsom From 1979 To 1986, Died Saturday At Her Home. She Was 77. Mrs. Armitage Was Born In Shreveport And Moved To Folsom In 1944. She Began Teaching At Folsom Elementary School And Was Named Supervisor Of Instruction For St. Tammany Parish School Board In 1956. During That Time She Implemented The First Special Education Program For St. Tammany Parish. She Retired From The School System In 1975. As Mayor, She Was Responsible For Writing The Grants That Financed The First Sewer And Water Systems For Folsom, And She Planned And Directed The Town's First Beautification Program, Planting Many Of The Flowers Herself. Survivors Include A Daughter, Suellen A. Eyre, Of Phoenix; A Son, Thomas M. Armitage III Of New Orleans; A
Brother, Jinx Peterson Of Vicksburg, Miss.; A Sister, Sally P. Brandt, Of Richardson, Texas; And Two
Grandchildren. A Funeral Will Be Held Today At Noon At E.J. Fielding Funeral Home. Burial Will Be In Ellis Cemetery In Franklinton, La. Visitation Will Be Today From 10 A.M. Until Service Time. Times Picayune 04-18-1993
Note: Wife of Thomas McWaters Armitage, Jr.
Ellis Cemetery
Washington Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Bonnie D.
Record added: Aug 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40181947
Mary Ellen <i>Peterson</i> Armitage
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Mary Ellen <i>Peterson</i> Armitage
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Mama, we still miss you so much, even 20 years later.
- Suzy
 Added: Apr. 18, 2013

- Janice Dean LeMaster
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