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Jon Armes

Jon R. Armes

Thursday, July 20th, 1950 - Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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Jon Ricardo Armes was born on July 20, 1950, the son of the late John V. Armes, and Thelma Respass Armes. Jon attended and graduated in June of 1968, from David B. Oliver High School.

Jon, (who was sometimes called Little Jon or Ricky), began working at an early age “making the donuts” at the University of Pittsburgh while in high school. After graduation, he attended a year at Cheyney University then transferred to Parkway West Technical School and Bidwell Training Center where he graduated and became a licensed journeyman carpenter. He developed a desire to continue working in this field doing union and non-union jobs. He also worked at Signia Housing Complex in Homewood for approximately ten years as their “maintenance man”, before working for himself as a carpenter until his retirement.

In midlife, Jon accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior and attended the Allegheny Center Alliance Church. Until his passing, he loved to talk about the Lord and share the gospel of Christ to everyone. He was compassionate about the youth in the Manchester area, and was one of several who initiated the beginning of the “Old Timers” organization.

He played all sports and was an advent sports fan who loved watching sports especially the NBA and his favorite Pittsburgh Steelers. He was also a self proclaimed political commentator!

In Junior High, Jon met Yvonne Cobb and after a long-long courtship, they married on July 23, 1982. They have one child, Tonya Y. Armes. He was a devoted father and husband, one who loved his wife, daughter and family dearly. On May 9, 2019 the Lord unexpectedly called Jon home and to cherish his memories his wife, Yvonne, daughter Tonya, mother-in-law Willie Maxwell, sister-in-law Martha Edmonds, his dog, Peanut and a host of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his mother, father and brother Dennis Armes. Jon will be truly missed.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Coston Funeral Homes, Inc.-NS
    Address
    3313 Brighton Road
    Pitttsburgh, PA 15212
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  • Service

    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Allegheny Center Alliance Church
    Address
    250 E Ohio St
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212
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  • Interment

    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 |
    When
    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
    Location
    Chartiers Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15205
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J. Fields

Posted at 07:55am
Dear family. I am so sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. What brings me comfort in times like these is the scripture found at Revelation 21: 3, 4 where God promises to do away with all sickness and death forever. Please accept my heartfelt condolences and may Jehovah, the God of all comfort, be with your family during this most difficult time in your lives.
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RH

Posted at 11:51am
To the Family. Our condolence. God well knows the pain we suffer and he cares. Exodus 3:7; Psalm 55:22
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RH

Posted at 11:48am
To the Family. Our sympathy. In Paradise, Jesus will fulfill his role as ‘the resurrection and the life.’ John 11:25; 5:28
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SR

Posted at 09:30pm
Please accept my condolences on the loss of your loved one. The Bible tells us that turning to God in prayer at times like this draws us close to him (James 4:8). God is aware of the pain you are feeling and will provide the comfort and support that you need to get through this difficult time (Psalms 46:1). May God's promise for the future (John 5:28, 29) give you a wonderful hope in seeing Jon once again.
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Pat, Steve, Darrell and Denise

Posted at 11:11am
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. WIth love and prayers,
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