H. Dale Arm­strong

The Times Herald (Norristown, PA) - - WEATHER -

H. Dale Arm­strong, 85, passed away Tues­day even­ing in Har­leysville, PA. He was born on Oc­to­ber 24, 1934 in Al­toona, PA to the late James F. and Made­line C. (Camp­bell) Arm­strong.

He is sur­vived by his chil­dren: Daniel (Jac­qui) of Har­leysville; Teresa (Dou­glas) Bates of Moun­tain Top; Catherine Gar­ber of Plains; a sis­ter, Sis­ter Leona (Mar­lene) C.S.A. of Fond du Lac, Wisc; many grand­chil­dren, great grand­chil­dren, nieces, and neph­ews.

In ad­di­tion to his par­ents, Dale is now reunited with his wife, Kitty, and son, James. Also wel­com­ing him to Heaven are his sib­lings: Joseph, Thomas, Made­line; and his best buddy, Jim Ward.

Af­ter grad­u­at­ing from Al­toona High School, Dale joined the US Air Force. He grad­u­ated from Penn State and be­gan his ca­reer with the Penn­syl­va­nia Rail­road. In 1968 he fi­nally set­tled in Audubon, PA, where he worked for the Read­ing Rail­road, Con­rail, and SEPTA. It was in Audubon where he founded the ARA Girls Soft­ball League. He was also ac­tive with Boys Scout Troop 313, Montco Um­pires, St. Teresa of Avila Church, play­ing golf, soft­ball, and bas­ket­ball.

Dale and his wife, Kitty, spend many win­ters as “snowbirds” in Ft. My­ers, FL. They en­joyed go­ing to the beach, play­ing volleyball, and spend­ing time with friends.

We would like to thank the staff of The Birches at Har­leysville, in par­tic­u­lar, Nancy Muli, the direc­tor of Day­break (Memory Care Unit). Thank you also to the Grand­view Hospice staff and the Vis­it­ing An­gels Staff.

Pri­vate fu­neral ser­vices and in­ter­ment will be held at the con­ve­nience of the fam­ily. Vir­tual livestream of Dale’s view­ing and ser­vice can be found on Dale’s Trib­ute Wall at www.Mey­ersfh.com. Livestream will be on Tues­day, Septem­ber 29 from 11-11:30 am for the view­ing and again at 12:00 pm for the ser­vice.

In lieu of flow­ers, memo­rial dona­tions may be made to Alzheimer As­so­ci­a­tion, www.alz.com.

Ser­vices en­trusted to Szpin­dor-Mey­ers Fu­neral Home, Trooper, PA.

Con­do­lences to the fam­ily at www.Mey­ersfh.com.

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