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Armond L. Mastro
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    55 Chapel Street, Suite 200
    Newton, MA 02458

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“Armond was the bus driver on our route when my daughter first started her education at Craig School. She was nervous about starting school, and...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Kevin Kenny, Mary Ann Zeszutko, and Cathy Kenny - NY

“To Armond's Family We the members of USA Dance were sorry to hear of Armond's passing. May you find comfort knowing that many truly liked and loved...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: NYS Capital District Chapter of USA Dance - NY

“Dear family, Armond was one of the nicest people in the ballroom dance community. He always had many and I mean many funny stories to tell. I was...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Ritschel - Latham, NY

“Armando my friend, I will miss your silly jokes but most of all I will miss your sincere warm personality. It is a rare quality within a person who...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Caroline Glenn - Schenectady, NY

These photos were taken 2011,  Armond's birthday party. “Armondo the Great, was how he introduced himself and he truly was. I always enjoyed dancing with him and goofing around on the floor. A dear friend...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Lisa Winkler - Dance friend

“I have several memories of Armond at work (Niskayuna). We shared many of the same friends :-) Armond was the best person to work with and his...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Gladys Pinze - Ballston Spa, NY

“I will always hold dear the wonderful memories I have of dancing with Armond in Tom's dance classes on Saturdays at Eileen's studio. Armond loved to...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Ann Palin - Clifton Park, NY

“So sorry to hear of the passing of Armond (or Armando as he liked to be called!!) ..Armond and I were dance partners for a year in 2010. Took our...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Ann Buckingham - Clifton Park, NY

Armond L. Mastro 84, of River Road, Niskayuna passed away peacefully on September 27. He is the son of the late Anthony and Jennie Mastro. Armond is survived by his daughter, Tracy (Joseph Sacco) of Leesburg, VA; son, Scott (Connie) of Katy, TX; and three grandchildren: Gabriela (19), Samuel (17) and Stephanie (14) all of Katy, TX. Other survivors include four brothers and sisters: Arthur of Alhambra, CA, Ronald of LaCanada, CA, Eleanor LaMalfa and Marlene Paccico both of Schenectady, as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his long-time partner Jean Craft of Schenectady.

Armond grew up in Schenectady and became a New York State Supreme Court Reporter after serving three years in the U.S. Navy from 1946 to 1949 on the Kenneth D. Bailey (DD/DDR 713). After he retired from the State, he became a school bus driver for the Niskayuna School system, a job that he greatly enjoyed. He had many interests, including ballroom dancing, but he will be most remembered for his ever-present sense of humor and passion for the stock market.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, November 3rd from 3 PM to 5 PM at Jones Funeral Home, 1503 Union Street, Schenectady. Interment will be held privately at Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery on Monday, November 4th.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Brain Tumor Society, 55 Chapel Street, Suite 200, Newton, MA, 02458 (or online at