Margaret Armstrong (Gaffney)

Funeral Services: October 9, 2017

Margaret Armstrong, 91, passed away August 28, 2017 at the home of her son in Tucson, Ariz. Margaret was born October 8, 1925 to William J. and Norma (Pritchard) Gaffney in White Cloud, Mich. Margaret married the love of her life, Sterling Armstrong on June 14, 1946. They moved to Charlotte in 1950, where they raised their family. Margaret worked at Hayes Green Beach Hospital as a nurse’s aid from 1953 until they moved to Tucson in 1977.

Margaret is survived by her children, Patricia Barnes of Midland, James (Pam) Armstrong of Tucson, Charlene (Bruce) Wakeman of Bellevue, Linda (Mike) Milner of Tucson, Marilyn (Glen) Parker of Stillman Valley, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; four great great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, including beloved nephew, Loren Goll; and sister-in-law, Delores Kettinger.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sterling in 2013; beloved brother, Harold Williams; beloved sister, Bertha Goll, and son-in-law, Kenneth Barnes.

There will be a memorial in Tucson on October 9, 2017. Interment for Sterling and Margaret will be in Jackson, Mich. at a later date.

Margaret will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.