Segundo Armas Obituary

Segundo "Cookie" Armas

February 28, 1939 - June 8, 2017
Born in Newark, NJ
Resided in Branchburg, NJ
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BRANCHBURG-Segundo "Cookie" Armas, 78, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 8, 2017. He was born on February 28, 1939 to the late Maria and John Armas in Newark, NJ.

Segundo grew up in Irvington, NJ and then resided 10 years in Manville, NJ, and 20 years in Bridgewater, NJ before residing the last 15 years in Branchburg, NJ. He worked as an architect for 35 years and retired 8 years ago from his private practice in Bound Brook. Segundo was a member of the American Institute of Architects, former member of the Manville Elks and a member of the Gulf Harbors Yacht Club in New Port Richey, FL. He enjoyed dancing, basketball, and golf. He was a diehard NY Giants fan and loved to attend all his grandchildren's sporting events. Segundo also enjoyed the beach and his annual L.B.I. vacation with his family. Dedicated to his country he served in the National Guard. Above all, Segundo was known to spend quality time with family and friends, especially his children and grandchildren.

Segundo is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Eileen (Stella); loving children Jeffrey and wife Ana of Madison, CT., Coreen Lucas and Husband Joe of Branchburg, NJ and Tara Armas of Bedminster, NJ; cherished grandchildren Joseph, Julia, Jason, Mia, Luca, Carla and Juliana, and beloved nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased in death by his parents, a brother John, and a sister Maria Gaffney.

A viewing will be held Monday, June 12, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Branchburg Funeral Home 910 US HWY. 202 South, Branchburg, NJ (908)526-7638. Funeral services will Tuesday, June 13, 2017, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM with a prayer service at 11:00 AM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, 1 Union Street, Robbinsville, NJ 08691.




Branchburg Funeral Home
910 U.S.Highway 202 South
Branchburg, NJ US 08876
Monday, June 12, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Branchburg Funeral Home
910 U.S.Highway 202 South
Branchburg, NJ US 08876
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
11:00 AM


American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
1 Union Street, Suite 301
Robbinsville, NJ US 08691
The American Heart Association's mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular disease and stroke. The association was founded in 1924 and today is the nation's largest national voluntary health agency devoted to defeating heart disease and stroke, which together claim about 950,000 lives each year and rank as our nation's No. 1 and No. 3 killers. To prevent, treat and ultimately defeat these diseases, the association funds research, creates and implements professional and public education programs focusing on improving emergency care and reducing risk factors, holds community service activities and engages in advocacy efforts to safeguard American's health.