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Marjorie E. Woodward Armstrong

Lebanon, N.H. — Marjorie E. Woodward Armstrong, 86, died at Genesis Lebanon Center, Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec 24, 2012, surrounded by her family.

Marge was born to Perley Leroy and Merle (Matoon) Woodward on March 18, 1926 in Hanover Center, N.H. Marge was a devoted wife and loving mother and (great) grand mother. She attended schools in Hanover, N.H. and Norwich, Vt. Marge had been a Sunday School Teacher, she loved to sing, was a seamstress and was multitalented with homemade crafts. She was known as “mother” to many of her childrens’ childhood friends. She was witty and her smile lit up a room. Many remember her walking hand and hand with Wayne in West Lebanon or sitting outside Maple Manor feeding the squirrels.

She is survived by her husband, Wayne Armstrong of Lebanon; her sons, Collin Jenkins of Laconia and Foster Jenkins, Sr. and wife ,Jeannette of Canaan, N.H.; daughters, Holly Towle and husband, Richard of North Thetford, Vt., twin daughters, Arlene Marsh and husband, Mark of Lebanon and Darlene Johnson and husband, Wayne of Ascutney, Vt. She is also survived by two sisters, Christine Jenkins and Dicksie Stickney; and a brother, Perley Woodward; and multiple cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one grandson, Zane Jenkins; and a sister, Lizzie Preston.

Marge was also a loving grandmother to Toby Cadwell and wife, Elisa, Jeremy Cadwell and wife, Cara, Foster Jenkins Jr. and wife, Erica, Misty Sombric and husband, Walter, Stacey Jorgensen, Kellie Towle-Koutsev and husband, Roma, Chance Johnson, and Alicia Johnson. She was loving great-grandmother to Adrianne, Damien, Alexxis, Kyliee, Lee, Erik, Mackenzie, Caleb and Mikayla.

A late spring memorial service will be at the convenience of family and will be announced at a later date.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Rand-Wilson Funeral Home of Hanover, N.H.