Ruth F. Finster

Female 1900 - 1997  (96 years)


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  • Name Ruth F. Finster 
    Born 12 Dec 1900 
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Aug 1997 
    Age 96 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    John Finster  (Great Grandfather) 
    Delinda Rowland,   b. 19 Sep 1807, Hope, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1878, Hope, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  (Great Grandmother) 
    Person ID I88809  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Ward G. Finster,   b. Dec 1861, Orwell, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1938, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Elizabeth Janet Hilton,   b. 13 Oct 1862,   d. 24 Aug 1943  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F12377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Robert Earl Armstrong,   b. 5 Sep 1898,   d. 7 Feb 1970  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Arnold Edgar Armstrong,   b. 5 Mar 1920,   d. 15 Jul 2004  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F62591  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ruth F. Finster Armstrong - December 12, 1900 - August 29, 1997. Daughter of Ward G. and Elizabeth Janet Hilton Finster. Wife of Robert Earl Armstrong.
      Newspaper Obituary - Sunday, August 31, 1997 Watertown Daily Times - Watertown, New York - Ruth Armstrong, Retired Beauty Shop Owner - Ruth F. Armstrong, 96, formerly of Church Street, died Friday at Samaritan-Keep Home, Watertown, where she had resided since 1988. Mrs. Armstrong owned and operated a beauty shop in Orwell for more than 50 years, retiring in 1979. Born December 22, 1900, in Orwell, daughter of Ward and Elizabeth Hilton Finster, she attended Orwell schools and was a lifelong resident of Orwell. She married Robert E. Armstrong July 17, 1918, in Orwell. Mr. Armstrong died February 7, 1970. Mrs. Armstrong was a member of Orwell Union Church, its DALKED (Do a Little Kindness Everyday) Class and the Orwell Gleaners. Surviving are a son, Arnold E., Altmar; a daughter, Barbara A. Stowell, Lacona; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and 11 great-great- grandchildren. A private funeral will be Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Catherine Salisbury officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Donations may be made to Samaritan Keep-Home Activity Department or to Samaritan-Keep Home's fifth floor.