Mr. Eugene Franklin "Peck" Armbruster

September 2, 1933 ~ November 29, 2020 (age 87)


Mr. Eugene Franklin “Peck” Armbruster, 87, of Packerton, Pa., passed into eternal rest on Sunday, Nov. 29th at his residence. He was the husband of the late Joan L. (Zellner) Armbruster who passed away on Oct. 28th of this year. Born in Packerton on Saturday, Sept. 2, 1933, he was a son of the late Herbert & Mae (Koons) Armbruster. He served our country with the Army National Guard. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a foreman at Blue Ridge Pressure Castings, Lehighton, and served as a Mahoning Township Police officer and as a staff member of the former Lamont Zimmerman Funeral Home. ”Peck” was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Packerton. He was a Past President of The (POT) Packerton Old Timers Club, Past President of Lehigh Fire Company #1, Past President of The Lehighton Ambulance Assoc., and served on the Home Association of Lehighton Orioles Nest #183. Surviving is a daughter, Debra J., wife of Jerry “Buddy” Strohl of Packerton, a son, Bruce Armbruster of Florida, a brother, David “Sam” Armbruster & his wife Magdalen of Lehighton, 4 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Marion Hartung, Marlene Armbruster, brothers, Robert “Chick”, Frederick “Pete”, Willard “Bill”, Louis “Dutch” Armbruster, and a brother, Richard Armbruster, a casualty of WW II interred in France. Services and interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorial Contributions in his honor may be made to Lehigh Fire Co. #1, 140 S. 3rd St., Lehighton, Pa. 18235. Online condolences can be offered at



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