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MSgt. Janey Armstrong, USAF (Ret.)

Obituary for MSgt. Janey Armstrong, USAF (Ret.)

April 10, 1951 - September 3, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 67

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Janey Armstrong was born to humble beginnings on April 10, 1951 at home in Ralls, Texas to Manuel and Genoveba (Valdez) Gomez. Janey was the seventh of fourteen children. As a child Janey contributed to the family by picking cotton in the field with her siblings and parents who were sharecroppers. She attended Estacado High School in Lubbock, Texas where she was the first in her family to graduate in 1970.

After graduation Janey joined the United States Air Force in 1971 where she met her best friend who she would later marry, Garry W. Armstrong III in 1977. Janey achieved the rank of MSgt and later retired in 1993. She received an Associate's Degree in Health Information Management and began a new career at Laurel Ridge Treatment Center where she worked for approximately 23 years. She was an active member of St. Helena's Catholic Church where she was a Eucharistic Minister for several years.

She is survived by her husband of 41 years Garry W. Armstrong III; her son, Matthew J. Armstrong, his wife Carrie Armstrong; two grandchildren, Aydin and Mason Armstrong; She leaves 6 brothers Dionicio Gomez (Norma), Valdimar Gomez, Jesse Gomez (Dora), Joe Angel Gomez, Ramon Gomez (Ida), Manuel Gomez (Melinda); 3 sisters Mary Lucero, Elisia Gonzales (Mike), Esther Gomez; numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her Parents Manuel and Genoveba (Valdez) Gomez; Brother Pedro Gomez; Sister Anita Navarro; Daughter Andrea H. Armstrong.

Special thanks to Dr. Jackie Hayes, Dr. Whittney Warren, and the following nurses, Andrea 1, Andrea 2, Mrs. Escobedo (Mama), Captain. Lee, Captain Fraizer, Suzannah, Miguel, and Vinny at SAMMC that took such excellent care of Janey during her final days.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Porter Loring Mortuary North.

ROSARY
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2018
7:00 P.M.
PORTER LORING NORTH CHAPEL

MASS
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2018
12:00 P.M.
ST. HELENA'S CATHOLIC CHURCH
14714 EDGEMONT
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Arrangements with:
PORTER LORING MORTUARY NORTH
2102 NORTH LOOP 1604 EAST
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78232 - (210) 495-8221

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