Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church

Alumni Obituaries

Deacon Joseph Armento

Deacon Joe Armento, 77, of Oak
Ridge, passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at his home.

He was born January 21, 1940 in
Wilmington, Delaware, the son of William Harris Armento and Margaret Rutherford
Elder Armento. 
Deacon Armento retired from the
Chemical Sciences Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory where he was an
analytical chemist.

He was a Deacon for the Diocese of
Knoxville, stationed at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Oak Ridge. He was very
passionate about his ministries
as a deacon and spent many years working in hospital ministry at Methodist
Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

In addition to his parents, he was
preceded in death by his wife, Veronica Marie Stenglein Armento, July 19, 2014.

He is survived by his daughter,
Maria Elizabeth Anne Armento of Oak Ridge; brothers, David Armento of Albany,
NY and Michael Armento of Virginia Beach, VA; sister, Margaret Schrader of
Columbia, MO; close family friends, Gerald Tuskan and Mark Schuster, both of
Oak Ridge; special family friend - Father Sam Sturm of Dayton, TN and his
wonderful caregiver, Sharon Myers.