Melissa Mae Johnson Burton Armstrong, 49

Melissa B. Armstrong, 49, of Schwenksville, Pa., and formerly of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Monday, March 26, 2018, in the Neighborhood Hospice, after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born May 21, 1968, in Lewes, Del., daughter of Joanne Kandler and Henry James Johnson of Millsboro.

Armstrong was a 1986 graduate of Sussex Central High School. She was devoted to her husband and family. She was skilled at remodeling homes.

In addition to her husband of 17 years, Michael S. Armstrong, she is survived by five children, Tiffany Burton and Heather Burton of Dover, Del., David Burton of Washington, and Sean Armstrong and Madison Armstrong of Schwenksville, Pa.; a sister, Angela Vest and her husband, Ron, of Milford, Del.; and a niece, Lea. She was an animal lover, owning two horses, a donkey, a dog and cats.

A beautiful service was held at the New Hanover United Methodist Church, in Gilbertsville, Pa., on April 2, 2018. Memorial gifts may be made to the Neighborhood Hospice; 701 E. Marshall St.; West Chester, PA 19380.