Phyllis Jean Armagost


Phyllis Jean (Cathers) Armagost, 91, of New Castle, formerly of Reynoldsville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 15, 2019, as a resident of Lawrence County Geri Care in New Castle.
Phyllis was born on Feb. 26, 1928, to the late Harry W. and Arminta (Beck) Cathers in Winslow Township, Jefferson County.
On Aug. 24, 1946, she eloped with Edward A. Armagost, who preceded her in passing on March 10, 2006. She attended the Reynoldsville High School.
Shortly after they were married, Phyllis began working at Laurel High School in New Castle as a bus driver and a custodian. She also served many years on the school board there.
She is a past member of the Red Hats Society, the Hit and Miss Band, and the Reynoldsville Women's Club. She was a Christian woman with a very strong faith in God. She attended and supported many different churches.
Phyllis is survived by two daughters, Barbara (Michael) Farone of Mt. Jackson and Rebecca (Ronald) Phares of North Port, Florida; four grandsons, Jason (Tracy) Farone, Shaun (Deeanna) Phares, Jereme (Carrie) Farone and Larry Armagost Jr.; one granddaughter, Michelle Phares; five great-grandsons, Curtis Wells, Shaun Phares II, Devin Phares, Caleb Farone and Brandon Farone; and one great-granddaughter, Hayley Farone.
In addition to her husband and parents, Phyllis is preceded in death by one son, Larry Armagost; three brothers, Myron, Robert and Glenn Cathers; and three sisters, Orpha Boring, Mary Harris and Martha Reed.
Family and friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at the Snyder - d'Argy Funeral Home, 206 E. Main St., Reynoldsville PA, 15851. A funeral service will immediately follow the viewing, beginning at 11 a.m. Interment will take place at the Beulah Cemetery, Reynoldsville, Jefferson County.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Kindred Hospice, 3124 Wilmington Road, New Castle PA, 16105.
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Mary Lou Gallatin
Jun 16, 2019
Barb and family, My deepest sympathy in the passing of your Mom!! ❤️🙏
Jacob Dargy
Jun 16, 2019