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Arthur J Armstrong
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Birth: 1933
Death: Aug. 24, 2011

Arthur J. Armstrong, 78, of Marshfield, died Aug. 24, 2011. Born and raised in Weymouth, Arthur attended UMass Stockbridge Agricultural School prior to being drafted into the U.S. Army. He was most proud of his service in the Korean War as a member of the military police. Arthur was a loyal employee of Polaroid for 28 years, and took early retirement to work with his two sons at Armstrong Fence Co. He was known for his quick wit and big heart. The ultimate Mr. Gadget, Arthur had a passion for reconstructing almost anything he could get his hands on, convinced he would make a better mouse-trap. He is survived by the love of his life, after 57 years of marriage, Claire (ONeill). He was the ultimate father to Gail Taylor and her husband, Brian, Paul Armstrong and his wife Clare (Babineau) and David Armstrong and his wife Catherine (Cilento). He adored his grandchildren, Nicholas and his wife Krissy, James, Megan, Grace, Rose, David, Olivia, John, Harrison, and Papas sweetheart, Julia. He was also blessed to have been a great-grandfather to Sophie. Funeral from the MacDonald Funeral Home, 1755 Ocean St., Rte. 139, Marshfield, Tuesday at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in St. Christine's Church, 1095 Main St., Marshfield, at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Monday, Aug. 29, from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be in the Marshfield Hills Cemetery. Contributions in Arthurs memory may be made to South Shore VNA, P.O. Box 859060, 100 Bay State Dr., Braintree, MA 02185. For online guest book and directions, please visit us at our Web site,

Published in The Patriot Ledger on August 27, 2011 
Marshfield Hills Cemetery
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Carol Bestick
Record added: Aug 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75556998
Arthur J Armstrong
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