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Theresa 'Teri' Armstrong

September 23, 1934 — December 24, 2017

Theresa M. Ulgherait Armstrong entered eternal peace on December 24, 2017 at Mercy Center Personal Care in Dallas.

Born in Wilkes-Barre on September 23, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Lena Ulgherait and was a graduate of G.A.R. Memorial High School, Class of 1952.

Theresa met Michael Armstrong while working together at Planters Peanuts in Wilkes-Barre. They were married on November 28, 1959 and moved to Clark, New Jersey. Returning to Wilkes-Barre in 1972 to own and operate “The Glen Hideaway” for several years, Theresa then worked in the accounting office of Community Counseling Services for twenty-one years before retiring in 2000.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Michael Armstrong (2009) and brother, Joseph Ulgherait (2013).

Theresa will be greatly missed by her children; son, Timothy Armstrong of Maryland, and his girlfriend, Sally Walters; daughter, Teri Pace and her husband Daniel of Dallas; and grandchildren, Anthony and Daniella Pace.

The family extends special thanks for the wonderful care provided by the third-floor staff at the Mercy Center Personal Care Unit.

Celebration of Theresa’s life will be held Tuesday, January 16, 2018 with visitation beginning at 9:30 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at Mercy Center, 301 Lake Street in Dallas. Interment will be in Saint Mary’s Cemetery in Hanover Township.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, 57 North Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 or Mercy Center Personal Care Center, 301 Lake Street, Dallas PA 18612.

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