Virginia C. Armbrust

Longtime Mattituck resident Virginia C. Armbrust died Nov. 13, 2010, in the nursing home at Maplewood Assisted Living in Mechanicsburg, Pa. She was 88 and was cremated.

Virginia was born July 1, 1922, in Mattituck to Carl and Virginia (Dickerson) Armbrust. Virginia was a graduate and valedictorian of the class of 1940 of Mattituck High School, a graduate of Albany State Teachers College and received her master’s degree from Columbia University.

She taught various places up-state and in New York City. She was an active member of Mattituck Presbyterian Church.
Virginia is survived by her sister, Arlene (David) Garthwaite of Mechanicsburg, Pa. and their sons and daughters Carl (Donna) Garthwaite of Downington, Pa., Bruce (Jeanne) Garthwaite of The Woodlands, Texas, Gail (Kevin) Varga of Warren, Maine and Betsy Garthwaite of Kingston, N.Y.  A brother, Walter E. Armbrust, predeceased her on Jan. 30, 1992. His widow, Eunice, and son, George Armbrust of Mattituck also survive.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 30, at Maplewood Assisted Living Facility in Mechanicsburg, Pa. Burial will take place at a later date in the family plot at New Bethany Cemetery in Mattituck.