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John Nicholson Armstrong

  • Birth 1911 Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 29 Dec 2002 Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 23795153

John Nicholson Armstrong, Clarks Summit, died Sunday in the VNA Hospice Unit at Community Medical Center. His wife is the former Ruth M. Wetterau. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 9.


Born in Wilkes-Barre, son of the late John B. and Minnie Nicholson Armstrong, he resided in the Clarks Summit area for the past 58 years. Before his retirement, he was employed as an electrical engineer for the Scranton Electric Construction Co. in the air-conditioning division for many years. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit, where he served as an elder and a deacon. He was a graduate of Penn State University. He was a member of the South Wilkes-Barre and Abington rod and gun clubs, the Country Club of Scranton and the Scranton Rotary Club.


Also surviving are a son, Jack "Sandy" B., Savannah, Ga.; a daughter, Lindsay McCoy, Largo, Fla.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Jean Bogar.

The funeral will be private at the convenience of the family from the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit, with services by the Rev. Barbara Muntzel, associate pastor, First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit. Interment, Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre.

There will be no public calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA Hospice of Lackawanna County, 301 Delaware Ave., Olyphant, 18447, or to the First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit, Stone Avenue, Clarks Summit, 18411.


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  • Created by: savchatga
  • Added: 6 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23795153
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Nicholson Armstrong (1911–29 Dec 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23795153, citing Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by savchatga (contributor 46617597) .