Carol L. Stout, 78, Boscov’s clerk, equestrienne, enjoyed beach trips, cooking for her family

By on August 24, 2016

Carol L. Stout, 78, of Lititz, passed away at Moravian Manor, Monday, Aug. 22, 2016.

Born in Oakland, Calif., Carol was the daughter of the late Edward and Carol (Wadleigh) Ryder. At a young age, Carol moved east to Harrisburg with her parents, when her father began employment at Caterpillar Corp.

Carol graduated from John Harris High School and married her former husband and good friend, Stan Stout. They bought a beautiful brick home on Broad Street in Lititz, where they raised their three sons and one daughter. Carol worked for eight years for Wagaman’s Printing and 13 years as a retail clerk for Boscov’s, enjoying her work with the public until her retirement.

Carol’s family was her main priority, and she treasured spending time with them and cooking for them. She enjoyed spending summers at Ocean City, N.J. She loved horses and horseback riding. As a young woman, Carol took lessons and entered various horse shows, competing in English riding competitions. In her spare time Carol played bridge and competed in the 2013 Senior Olympics.

Carol is survived by three loving children: Michael Stout, husband of Jennifer, of Norfolk, Va.; Kristopher Stout of Camp Hill; and Kelleigh Johnson of Perry Hall, Md. She is also survived by seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law: Lois Stout of Denver.

Carol was preceded in death by her son: Mark Stout; and brother: Robert Ryder.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the entire staff at Moravian Manor for their wonderful care of Carol.

A time of gathering and sharing memories will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz.

In lieu of flower, memorial contributions in Carol’s name may be made to Moravian Manor Benevolent Care Fund, 300 W. Lemon St., Lititz, PA 17543.

To leave the family an online condolence, visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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