Helen Armbrecht Obituary

Helen Diane Armbrecht
Helen Diane Armbrecht

December 20, 1935 - July 10, 2018
Born in Youngstown, OH
Resided in Boardman, Ohio
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H. Diane Armbrecht, 82

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 14th at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 119 Stadium Dr., Boardman for Helen Diane Armbrecht, 82 of Boardman who died early Tuesday morning at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Boardman Campus.

Diane was born December 20, 1935 in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Alva A. and Helen (Douglas) Drake and was a lifelong area resident. Diane graduated from Boardman High School in 1953 and received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Education from Mount Union College. She was a member of Alpha Xi Delta Sorority and had served as the editor of the campus newspaper, the “Dynamo” her senior year. Diane taught English, Geography and History at Frank Ohl and Lynn-Kirk Middle Schools in Austintown and also for Glenwood Middle School in Boardman. After raising her daughter, Diane returned to teach English as a second language at the English Center and a course in Study Skills at Y.S. U. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church where she served in many different capacities including as an Elder. She was a Board member of the Boardman Historical Society, former member of the board of the Millcreek Park Cemetery Association where she also served as secretary. She was also a member of the Junior League of Youngstown; the “Scribblers”, a writing group that she dearly loved and the “OGRES” (Old Glenwood Retired Educators).

Diane loved being with her family and friends and will be dearly missed by her husband, Jerry Armbrecht whom she married June 20, 1964; her daughter, Judith L. and her husband Craig Kastner of Johns Creek, Georgia; two grandsons, Christopher Kastner and Connor Kastner. Besides her parents, Diane was preceded in death by her sister, Rose Marie D’Eramo.

Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. Saturday until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests material tributes take the form of contributions to the memorial fund of Westminster Presbyterian Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Lane Family Funeral Homes, Anstrom Chapel, Boardman.

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Westminster Presbyterian Church
119 Stadium Dr.
Boardman, OH 44512
Saturday, July 14, 2018
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
119 Stadium Dr.
Boardman, OH 44512
Saturday, July 14, 2018
11:00 AM