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Virginia "Ginger" Koontz Armacost

Jul 23rd, 1936 - Jan 5th, 2022
  • Birth Date: Jul 23rd, 1936
  • Death Date: Jan 5th, 2022
  • Funeral Date: Jan 6th, 2022
  • Location: private
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Biography: Virginia "Ginger" (Koontz) Armacost, 85, of Littlestown, died Wednesday, Jan 5, 2022 at Wellspan Gettysburg Hospital.  She was the widow of Thomas A. Armacost who died in 2002.  Born July 23, 1936 in Littlestown, Ginger was the daughter of the late Roy & Marquerite (Martin) Koontz.  She was a Littlestown High School graduate and also a Washington, DC School of Nursing grad.  She had been a Registered Nurse for Dr. Elizabeth Wood of Gettysburg.

Surviving are her son, Doug A. Armacost & Tami of McSherrystown; her daughter-in-law, Laura A. (Bentzel) Armacost of Littlestown; her grandchildren:  Ashley Schuler, Andrew Armacost, Kira Armacost, Kameron Armacost and her 7 great grandchildren: Grace & Maggie Schuler, Abbigail Armacost, Thomas & Bryn Campbell and Matthew & Kaylee Armacost.  Ginger was predeceased by her son, Dr. Kenneth R. Armacost and her two sisters, Janet Lightner and Judy Bream.  She was a member of Bart's Centenary United Methodist Church of Littlestown where she was an active member participating with the church women.  She enjoyed special times with her family.

Memorial Service is private.  Contributions in Virginia's name may be sent to her church @ 50 E. King St., Littlestown, PA 17340.  Online condolences may be shared on

Carrie Lightner Miller
Jan 11th, 2022 6:44 pm
I am gonna miss you Ginger, I remember all the good times I had as a young girl and coming to play cards (Uno) with you and Grandma at Great Grandmas house.
Betty Bucher
Jan 7th, 2022 5:47 pm
I went to school with Ginger. I’ll remember the good times we had in school. She will be missed by friends and her family..
Janet (Eline) McMaster
Jan 7th, 2022 1:39 am
I've known the Koontz family a long time. Ginger traveled on the Lincoln Bus on occasion when I also was on the bus and we had some fun times. She will be missed~~

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