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Keith J. Armstrong

Funeral services for Keith J. Armstrong, age 71, of Hammond will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 1:00PM at Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg with Rev. Tom Nichols officiating.  Calling hours will be held prior to the funeral service from 11:00AM to 1:00PM at the funeral home.  Burial will be held at a later date at Pine Hill Cemetery.  Mr. Armstrong passed away Saturday afternoon, May 12, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Keith is survived by his wife, Pauline Armstrong, of Ogdensburg, NY; his son, Brett Armstrong, of Buffalo, NY, three step-children, Tammy Kanaly and her husband Larry, of Hammond, NY, William Longshore, of South Carolina, and Robert Longshore, of Florida; eight grandchildren, Jordan, Megan, and Zackary Kanaly, Kayla and Kyle Longshore, and Josh, Austin, and Leah Longshore.  Keith is predeceased by his parents, James and Elizabeth Armstrong.

Keith was born of March 27, 1947, in Buffalo, NY, the son of James and Elizabeth Smith Armstrong.  He attended local schools in Lancaster, NY and entered the Army in 1967.  He fought in the Vietnam War, receiving the distinguished Purple Heart for his service. He married Pauline Seeley on November 20, 1980 in Morristown, NY.

Keith loved to fish and spending time on the boat as well as his time spent with the Marauders Motor School Club. He attended the Galilee United Methodist Church and was a member of the Moose Lodge, Ogdensburg AMVETS, VFW, and the American Legion.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Paul White, Tony Goerr, Linda Menhennet, and Cary Batten for taking exceptional care of Keith.

Donations in Keith’s memory, may be made to the Morristown Fire Department, 200 Morris St, Morristown, NY 13664, Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley, 6805 US-11, Potsdam, NY 13676, or the Galilee United Methodist Church, 5129 County Route 6, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.

23 Comments

  • Lori Posted May 12, 2018 7:55 PM

    My condolences to the family. Keith always spoke highly of his family.; but his grandchildren ruled. Please never forget his love for all.

  • IRINA DALY Posted May 13, 2018 3:45 PM

    My deepest sympathies extended to the family.. I will miss Keith, he was Mike’s favorite cousin and mine. He will be dearly missed and never forgotten.

  • Betsy Porter Posted May 13, 2018 5:18 PM

    To Pauline, Tammy, Larry and family- my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

  • Michael Posted May 13, 2018 5:44 PM

    Tammy, Larry and family; thought and prayers from our family to yours.

  • Ramona and Andrew Kennedy Posted May 13, 2018 6:13 PM

    Thinking of all of you. So sorry for your loss.

  • Darlene Joseph Moore Posted May 13, 2018 6:33 PM

    Tammy. Sympathy to you and your family. May the memories you hold dear will help heal your sorrow Prayers. God Bless

  • Jimmy loucks Posted May 13, 2018 6:33 PM

    My sympathy goes out to you Pauline may God bless you

  • Theresa LeBlanc Farnitano Posted May 13, 2018 7:04 PM

    Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers Pauline.

  • Judy Wright Posted May 13, 2018 7:12 PM

    Ron & I are sorry to hear of Keith’s passing, he was a great guy, always took time to talk and ask how everyone is doing..He told us he was not well and there was no treatment for him, so sad. He will be greatly missed.

  • Rob and Ann Erwin Posted May 13, 2018 7:22 PM

    Pauline and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  • Robert Longshore Posted May 13, 2018 7:42 PM

    Thankyou all for the kind words.He was a great man,stepdad and friend.He will be dearly missed.

  • Roderick Pryce Posted May 13, 2018 8:01 PM

    My sincere condolences to the family and friends!!!

  • Helen,Richard,and Marissa Paquette Posted May 14, 2018 4:58 AM

    So sorry for your loss. I got to know Keith when he came to visit Pauline.. He was a great person and enjoyed his hugs..

  • Jim & Penny Bogardus Posted May 14, 2018 8:20 AM

    We are very sad to hear of Keith’s passing. Our thoughts and Prayers go out to the
    Armstrong Family. He was always a great guy and will be deeply miss.

  • Pat Easterling Posted May 14, 2018 9:03 AM

    So sorry for the loss of Keith. He was a wonderful man & great cousin.

  • Donna Posted May 14, 2018 9:37 AM

    Godspeed on your transition. Come see me when you can. Glad we hooked up before you moved on. Special bond we shared. I’m thankful for you!

    • Donna Posted May 14, 2018 9:39 AM

      and as agreed, if you can come see me do!

  • Terry Johnson Posted May 15, 2018 3:04 AM

    Tammy,Larry and the rest of the Armstrong family. So sorry for your loss Keith was such a nice person. I remember spending time with him next door at my grandfathers and parents house at the Lake.

  • Kim and Stephen White Posted May 15, 2018 3:16 PM

    RIP Keith….you were a good friend to so many
    Our condolences to all

  • Sharon (whipkey) Corrado Posted May 16, 2018 6:43 PM

    RIP my dear friend. I will miss you and all the time we spent talking on the phone. You were a wonderful person and a food friend. My the Good lord hold you close. My deepest sympathy to your family.

  • Sharon (whipkey) Corrado Posted May 16, 2018 6:45 PM

    RIP my dear friend. You are a wonderful person and a great friend. I will miss talking to you on the phone, laughing and remembering old times. May the Good Lord hold you close. My deepest sympathy to your family.

  • Jim and Linda Caster Posted May 16, 2018 9:26 PM

    Our sincere sympathy to Keith’s family. Our special visitations were a joy to get to know Keith. He will be sadly missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  • M.arilyn Posted May 16, 2018 10:39 PM

    Pauline, so sorry for your loss , thoughts and prayers are with you.

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