Carole L. Coady, 75, LGH psychiatric nurse, church vocalist, everyone she met was her friend

By on March 27, 2019

Carole L. Coady, 75, of Lititz, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Lancaster General Hospital.

Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late A. Eugene and Katherine (Strang) Anderson. She was the loving wife of David R. Coady, sharing 26 years of marriage.

A graduate of Saint Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing, she was employed at LGH in the psychiatry department for 23 years. She was a member of Schola Cantorum of Harrisburg, Songs for the Journey and volunteer services at LGH. Carole enjoyed knitting and especially loved music and was an accomplished vocalist at St. Anne Catholic Church. She had a larger than life personality and everyone she met was her friend.

In addition to her husband, Carole is survived by her sons: Ronald D. Reis Sr. (Amy), Willow Street; Michael S. Reis (Marta), Philadelphia; and stepchildren: Suzanne Russell (Steven), Champlin, Minn.; Michael Coady (Jean), Shelby Township, Mich.; and Sean Coady (Kelly), Washington Township, Mich.; a brother: Jack Graham (Jean), Belmar, N.J.; and sister: Susan Boyes, Narberth; and nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her brother: Ronald E. Anderson (Susan).

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, March 28, at Saint Anne Catholic Church, 929 N. Duke St., Lancaster, with Rev. Tri M. Luong as celebrant. Interment will follow at St Joseph New Catholic Cemetery. A viewing will take place 6 to 8 p.m., with a Christian prayer service at 7:30 p.m., led by Deacon Peter Jupin, on Wednesday, March 27, at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz. Another viewing will take place at church on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m.

To send online condolences, visit Arrangements entrusted to Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz.

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