Rev. Daniel Foster Armstrong
1931-2007 Was born on May 9, 1931 in Richmond, Indiana to Foster Armstrong and Teresa Cotter. He attended grade school at St. Andrew parish in Richmond and high school at Richmond Senior High. He attended La Mennais College with graduate studies at Manhattan College. His seminary education was completed at St. Augustine Seminary, in Canada. He was ordained by Archbishop Biskup on May 20, 1978 at SS. Peter and Cathedral. His pastoral assignments included: 1978, full time religious instructor at Chatard High School; 1979, administrator, St. Mark, Perry County; 1980, pastor, St. Mark, Perry County; 1981, pastor, St. Anne, New Castle; 1985, pastor, St. Joseph, Shelbyville; 1986, pastor, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford and St. Mary, Mitchell; 1994, Chaplain, St. Vincent Hospital; 1994, pastor, St. Leonard of Port Maurice, West Terre Haute and St. Mary of the Woods Village Parish; 1996, retired from active ministry. May the risen Christ come to receive his faithful servant! Fr. Armstrong is survived by his sister, Celeste Scheibler (Robert); nephews, Lt. Col. Ret. Mark Scheibler and Scott Scheibler (Malya). There will be prayers for the reception of Fr. Armstrong's body at Our Lady of the Greenwood Catholic Church, 335 S. Meridian St. Greenwood, IN 46143 on Wednesday January 24, 2007 at 6pm followed by visitation at the church until 7:30 p.m. when an evening prayer vigil will be conducted. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday January 25, 2007 at 11 a.m. officiated by The Most Reverend Daniel M. Buechlein, Archbishop of Indianapolis. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass. There will be a luncheon at the church immediately following Mass. Graveside services will take place at 3 p.m. in St. Andrew's Cemetery in Richmond, Indiana. Daniel F. O'Riley Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.