O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Benjamin Armstrong

Mr. Benjamin S. Armstrong, 32, of Iroquois Drive, Salamanca, NY died Saturday, July 20, 2019 following a short illness.

Born May 27, 1987 in Jamestown, NY, he was the son of Rick and Martha Lockhart Armstrong and Roger Cook and Gilbetine Halftown.

He was an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians and the Wolf Clan.

Mr. Armstrong attended Salamanca High School.

He had been employed in the construction industry.

He will be remembered for always smiling, as well as he pranks and practical jokes. He had a compassion for people and made and kept friends everywhere. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, and ceremonial Indian dancing.

Surviving besides his parents are: three sons, Amos Longwolf, Coldspring, NY, Hodehgondat Hill, Redley Sundown, both of the Tonawanda Territory; grandparents, Martin Crouse and Joyce Huff, Salamanca, NY; five sisters, Elisabeth Barnes, Salamanca, NY, Lacey Cook, Onondaga Nation, Chelsey Cook, Onondaga Nation, Cheyenne Armstrong, Salamanca, NY, Martha Buck, Cattaraugus Territory; eight brothers, Rick Armstrong Jr., Wellsville, NY, Jesse Armstrong, Titus Armstrong, Joshua Armstrong, all of Salamanca, NY, Jeffrey Havers, Vandalia, NY, Cody Barnes, Tonawanda Territory, Irving Cook, Oneida, Canada, Regis Cook, Salamanca, NY; a special aunt, Kristin John Chaparro, Jimersontown, NY; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews; and the love of his life, Allison Bennette, Cattaraugus Territory.

He was predeceased by a sister, Amber Crouse, and two brothers, Justin Crouse and Andrew John.

Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY on Tuesday from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.

Funeral services will be held in the funeral home Wednesday at 10 a.m. with members of the Coldspring Longhouse officiating.

Burial will be in Memorial Heights Cemetery, Jimersontown, NY.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.