Donald Armstrong, 88

Jan 3, 2023

WAREHAM – Donald Preston Armstrong, 88, of Wareham, formerly of Plymouth passed away on January 2, 2023, at home. He was the husband of Nina A. (Fish) Armstrong and the son of the late Preston and Marguerite (Leger) Armstrong.

He was born and raised Biddeford, ME and raised in Old Orchard Beach, ME. He moved to Plymouth 56 years ago and then to Wareham 5 years ago. He graduated from Old Orchard Beach High School and attended the University Maine, Orono. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Mr. Armstrong worked as a welder for N.E. Power Company for many years before retiring.

He enjoyed golfing and making golf clubs. He was a long time Little League coach in Plymouth. He was also a tutor and volunteered at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Nina A. (Fish) Armstrong of Wareham; 2 sons, Victor Armstrong and his wife Kimberly of Wareham, Vincent Armstrong and his wife Francine of Lancaster, NH; a daughter, Vanessa Cloutier and her husband Roland of Wareham; a sister, Dale McElroy of Taunton; a brother, Gordon Armstrong of Old Orchard Beach, ME; a grandson, Preston James Armstrong of Silverdale, WA; 2 great grandchildren, Sione Toa and Elias Armstrong.

Visiting hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, January 6, 2023, at Chapman Funerals and Cremations – WAREHAM, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham.

His funeral will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 7, 2023, from the funeral home, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. in St. Margaret’s Church, 141 Main St., Buzzards Bay.

Donations in his memory may be made to Cranberry Hospice, 36 Cordage Park Circle, Plymouth, MA 02360. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, visit: