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“I attended school with Lefty - Holmes, then Schenley High. I remember him well from the "good old days." Rest in peace, old buddy. ”
1 of 38 | Posted by: Fredd Halpert - Morton, WA

“Enjoyed our time at good old south high. A great teacher and a great friend. Rest in the hands of the lord.Joe kmetz ”
2 of 38 | Posted by: A friend

“I am a graduate of South High, class of '83. He was my favorite teacher, always had a way of making you feel you were his favorite student. He...Read More »
3 of 38 | Posted by: Maureen Oddo - Pittsburgh, PA

“I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Armenti. I was his student at South Side High School (class of 1977.) He was my favorite teacher. He...Read More »
4 of 38 | Posted by: Joyce Burnelis-Ruediger - PA

“Very sorry to hear of Lefty's death. Always enjoyed his company. Our prayers are with his friends and family. ”
5 of 38 | Posted by: Bob and Pat Gotczyca - Pittsburgh, PA

“to damian,joelle,dean, and family.my deepest sympathies on lefty's passing. met/became friends with him as a perm. sub at south h.s.'90' and kept in...Read More »
6 of 38 | Posted by: A friend

“I just remember nothing but good memories. he was always one of my favorite teachers and after graduation, years later we had so much fun at the...Read More »
7 of 38 | Posted by: Mary Hladonik - Pittsburgh, PA

“So sorry for your loss. May Almighty God help you to cope. Jer 29:11 ”
8 of 38 | Posted by: A friend

“We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Lefty. He was such a fun person to be around and we have many great memories of sharing time together. ...Read More »
9 of 38 | Posted by: Jim and Mary Diulus

“So sorry to hear about Lefty. He was an intelligent, caring teacher who influenced many lives.Chris Jae ”
10 of 38 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Armenti Family,Many prayers for peace today as you say goodbye to this amazing man.Mr. Armenti was my one of my favorite teachers at South. I...Read More »
11 of 38 | Posted by: Amy Mangan Daffern - Pittsburgh, PA

“Annamarie and Dante: I am sorry about your Pap Pap. Know that he will stay in your heart forever. Love, Coach Irene. ”
12 of 38 | Posted by: A friend

“Deeply saddened to hear of Mr Armenti's passing. He made a lasting impression on so many lives. Tough but fair. Always strived to get the best out of...Read More »
13 of 38 | Posted by: Dave Boncek

“Nr. Armenti thank you for your service to not only our country but your years teaching.You were one of my favorite teachers and I still tell stories...Read More »
14 of 38 | Posted by: Christy Cahill - Student

“Rest in peace .Mr. Armenti. Graduated in 1987. You were a great teacher. Sorry me and Val cut ur class that time, and u busted us right in the...Read More »
15 of 38 | Posted by: kimmy smith - Pittsburgh, PA

“RIP Mr. Armenti. You were truly a wonderful teacher who encouraged all his students. He made learning fun. South Hill SchoolKelly Pritchard ”
16 of 38 | Posted by: Kelly Pritchard - Pittsburgh, PA

“Rest in Peace, You made many students understand and appreciate school. ”
17 of 38 | Posted by: Jim Roach - South High 1970

“Mr. Armenti was my American History and American Democracy teacher at South High School. He made those subjects approachable and relevant. He...Read More »
18 of 38 | Posted by: Darlene Schneeberger - Pittsburgh, PA

“RIP Mr. Armenti, you were a great teacher. ”
19 of 38 | Posted by: Kim

“My condolences to Leftys family and friends,Many good memories at th APD functions. I'll never forget seeing Lefty flying into home plate at one of...Read More »
20 of 38 | Posted by: Sandi Midili-Hamill - Seneca, SC

“RIP Mr. ArmentiYou were my favorite teacher and I talk about you to friends slotI will never forget you ”
21 of 38 | Posted by: James Wurst - Honolulu, HI

“Condolences to the Armenti Family.......I am a Ward Street neighbor I use to take Lefty to Connelly Trade and in my senior year we would hang out on...Read More »
22 of 38 | Posted by: Alex Harrilla - Allison Park, PA

“Prayers to Lefty's family at this time. Lefty was a humorous patient of mine and he will be truly missed . RIP Lefty ”
23 of 38 | Posted by: Cheryl Huschak - Clairton, PA

“I am truly sorry for your loss. I have always had a great respect for him, He was the best teacher and roll model. Sandy Wazny ”
24 of 38 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to the family. Mr. Armenti was my home room teacher as well as Social Studies. I remember our many discussions about Richard Nixon. He...Read More »
25 of 38 | Posted by: Elaine Modaffari-Miller - Sunrise, FL

“My condolences to the family. Mr. Armenti was my home room teacher as well as Social Studies. I remember our many discussions about Richard Nixon. He...Read More »
26 of 38 | Posted by: A friend

“One of my very favorite teachers at South, my condolences to your family, I used to enjoy seeing down the Eagles club once in awhile,will miss him...Read More »
27 of 38 | Posted by: Sue Nath - PA

“I am honored to have known Lefty as a friend an fellow educator . He loved his family above all else . He was the only guy I knew who could get angry...Read More »
28 of 38 | Posted by: Dan Wyse - Pittsburgh, PA

“Payers to the family, I had Mr.Amenti for Social Studies.. I was a graduate of South Vo Tech, 1987, He was a really good teacher ”
29 of 38 | Posted by: Melissa Crory-Clutter

“My husband Bill and I went to South High School class of 79 and 83. May you rest in peace our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family and...Read More »
30 of 38 | Posted by: Allison Brody - Pittsburgh, PA

“He was a good teacher. Very amusing and fun to be around. He was my American Democracy teacher at South High back in 1976. My classmates and I...Read More »
31 of 38 | Posted by: A friend

“I was truly saddened to learn of lefty's death. He was a great teacher dedicated to the role he played in the lives of so many. Although he and I...Read More »
32 of 38 | Posted by: Vince Carr - Valencia, PA

“Lefty was a Star! He brought a ray of sunshine and wit that accompanied his welcoming and charming smile. Our sympathies go to his family and all of...Read More »
33 of 38 | Posted by: Roger and Barbara Lorenzini - MN

“Mr. Armenti was my teacher at South High. He was the best teacher and he made us laugh every day. RIP Mr.A. you're truly one of the best. ”
34 of 38 | Posted by: Joanie Elder - Pittsburgh, PA

“My deepest condolences to the Armenti family. Mr. Armenti was my social studies teacher at South High. Some of us called him "Stormin Norman". He...Read More »
35 of 38 | Posted by: Denise (Hurka) Lambert - Pgh, PA

“Lefty was my high school teacher at conelly Voc. he was a great teacher, fair but firm. rest in peace my friend. ”
36 of 38 | Posted by: larry fisher - PA

“We have many wonderful memories of Lefty. We will keep him in our thoughts and prayers. ”
37 of 38 | Posted by: Patti Doherty Yoder - Boca Raton, FL

“Lefty was so important to my early days in Alpha Phi Delta. He was and Icon to so many undergrads. He will be missed, yet we will remember Lefty. He...Read More »
38 of 38 | Posted by: James Miller. psi '72 - PA


AGe 85, of Baldwin Township, passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Beloved husband of 51 years of Judith (Koerner) Armenti; loving father of Damian (Sarah) Armenti, Dean Armenti and Joelle (Jim) Daugherty; cherished Pap Pap of Annamarie and Dante Armenti; brother of the late James, Donald and Angelina Armenti; also survived by cousins, nieces and nephews. Lefty taught social studies and English in the Pittsburgh Public Schools for over 30 years where his devotion to teaching touched the lives of countless students. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, he was a graduate of Duquesne University where he pledged Alpha Phi Delta and remained an active member for 61 years. He established lifelong friends with his fraternity brothers and was awarded their most prestigious honor, the Adam DiVincenzo Award for outstanding community service. Lefty was an avid golfer and an exceptional bowler.