Elise Marie Armstrong

April 4, 1990July 2, 2013
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Armstrong, Elise Marie, age 23, passed away July 2, 2013. She was born on April 4, 1990 to Robert Armstrong Jr and Renée Cataldi Armstrong in Easely, SC. She isprecededin death by her grandmother,Grace Cataldi. She is survived by her Parents:Robert Armstrong Jr and Renée Cataldi Armstrong; Brother: Robert Armstrong, III; Grandparents:Robert and Johanna Armstrong,Lee Cataldi and Kathy Sanders; Aunts and Uncles:Carol Armstrong Rubeo (Edward Rubeo),Cathy Cataldi Dudley(Brian Dudley),Julianne Cataldi Bednar (Lawrence Bednar),Liesl Cataldi-Hillman (Michael Hillman),Carla Cataldi Ianone (Tony Ianone); Cousins:Michael Hillman,Jenna Hillman,Mark Rubeo,Scott Rubeo,Eric Rubeo, Leighann Dudley and Rebecca Dudley;Godparents:Michael Grant andCathy Cataldi Dudley.

Elise graduated from Brentwood High School in 2009 and was an active member of the award winning Brentwood High School Chorus performing at Carnegie Hall in New York City on two separate occasions. She also acted with the Act Too Players and the Jan Williams School of Music and Theater and performed in several musicals with her brother, Robert, and friends at the Boiler Room Theater in Franklin. She resided in Grenoble, France from 2001 - 2004 attending Middle School at Le Rondeau-Montfleury where she became fluent in French and developed her joy for skiing.Elise loved to ski and explore new ski resorts.

Elise was a student at Middle Tennessee State University and was a graphic design major. She worked as a human mannequin in several stores in and around Murfreesboro & Lebanon. She was a self-taught artist creating many paintings and pencil drawings. She was a jewelry maker, specializing in artistic hemp, silver and precious stone jewelry. Elise was an avid writer and loved to express herself through her poetry. The family will receive friends fromfour until eight o'clock in the evening on Sunday, the 7th of July at Brentwood-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home.Funeral mass to be held at eleven o'clock in the morning on Monday, the 8th of July at Holy Family Catholic Church, 9100 Crockett Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027. Memorial contributions may be made to the Beaver Lake Nature Center, Baldwinsville, NY -; Tennessee Arts Academy, Nashville, TN - or to Samaritan RecoveryCommunity, Inc -


  • Visitation Sunday, July 7, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, July 8, 2013

Elise Marie Armstrong

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Myrna Kohlmeier

July 11, 2013

Dear Catherine,
Sorry to hear about your niece. We at McDougle are keeping you and your family in our prayers.

The McDougle prayer group

Paul and Christi Tuleja

July 11, 2013

Dear Rob and Renee,
Words can't quite be enough in this situation. Paul and i are thinking about you both and your family everyday. We share our hearts with you.

Jean-Luc & Pascale GERIS

July 10, 2013

Dear Renée and Rob,
It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of Elise
Our hearts go out to you in this time of sorrow

Benoît Corteel

July 10, 2013

Renée, Rob and Robert, please agree our most sympathique souvenir of the best moments we shared with you all. Elise will stay in our heart. Françoise & Benoît, Claire & Anne Corteel.

Benoît Corteel

July 10, 2013

Rob,Renée and Robert, please agree our best sympathique souvenir from the Corteel family, Grenoble, France. Françoise & Benoît, Claire & Anne.

Joy Sonn McCandless

July 9, 2013

Rob & Family,
I was so sad to hear about your loss. What a beautiful, talented young lady! Lifting prayers for strength and comfort.

Valerie Wall

July 9, 2013

My dear friend Renee,
You have my deepest sympathies. I am praying for you and your family.

Gary and Loretta Holzinger

July 9, 2013

Rob and Renee, I just learned of your great loss. I can't imagine the pain of parents losing a child. Please know you and your family are in our prayers.

Lynn Rau

July 9, 2013

Il est difficile de trouver les mots pour exprimer mes sentiments de condolences. Vous avez tous mes pensées et mes prières.

David Caldwell

July 8, 2013

Rob & Family,
So sorry to hear of your sudden loss. Life is precious and while the sense of loss is always great when it is family I cannot imagine the weight of this loss on you all. I will pray that the peace that passeth understanding would be real in your home at this time when no understanding is likely possible.

Sincerest regards,