May 23, 1946 - November 20, 2016
Lenox - Carole H. Armstrong, 70, of Lenox, formerly of West Stockbridge, died Sunday, November 20th at Berkshire Medical Center. The daughter of the late Allen and Mary Herrmann, she was born on May 23, 1946. She attended local schools and was a 1964 graduate of Lenox High School. Carole and the late William C. Armstrong, Jr., were married on November 20, 1965 at Trinity Church in Lenox. Carole worked as a gardener at the Berkshire Botanical Garden and also at the First Agricultural Bank. Carole was an avid gardener who also enjoyed photography, reading with a cup of tea, and loaning the books she loved. She was very creative, and had a strong sense of design and color, which showed in the way she decorated her house, in how she planned gardens, and in how she dressed. She was a collector of unique and fashionable shoes, and rode a motorcycle in the 1970s, long before other women choose to do so. She was known for her signature red lipstick, worn even in the garden. She had a keen sense of humor, a ready laugh and made friends wherever she went. She regularly traveled to Scotland, and resided there for 6 months out of the year for many years. She also took great joy in the travels of others, excitedly advocating for people to travel broadly and engage in new and different experiences. She would often say “Just go and have fun, then come tell me all about it!” May her spirit travel on to a country side of thistle and ‘ceud mile failte.’ Besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her son; William C. Armstrong, III, and three brothers; David A., Allen M., and Robert S. Herrmann. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the Roche Funeral Home, 120 Main Street, Lenox, MA 01240 at 2:00pm with Rev. Michael Tuck, Pastor of Trinity Church, officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Berkshire Botanical Garden in care of the funeral home.
Lenox - Carole H. Armstrong, 70, of Lenox, formerly of West Stockbridge, died Sunday, November 20th at Berkshire Medical Center. The daughter of the late Allen and Mary Herrmann, she was born on May 23, 1946. She attended local schools and... View Obituary & Service Information
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