Carol Reisinger Frost

Carol Reisinger Frost, 87, of Narberth PA and Lenoxville PA, died peacefully on February 19 at her home in Narberth. She and her late husband Robert Thompson "Thom" Frost were married for more than 60 years. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of William Paul and Marie (Kroh) Reisinger. A graduate of Towson High School in Maryland, Carol earned a BA in history and English from Goucher College. She was a historian for the Corps of Engineers and a middle school teacher in Towson. She moved with her family to Schenectady, NY and later Berwyn, PA. She sang in the Great Valley Chorale and founded the Cultural Supplements Committee for the Tredyffrin/Easttown PTA, bringing hundreds of elementary school childen to hear the Philadelphia Orchestra. When her children were older she resumed teaching and was active as a substitute for T/E Middle and Conestoga High Schools. She and her husband persued many interests throughout life, including skiing, gardening, camping, and ballroom and square dancing. They took on family projects such as renovating a dilapidated 19th century farmhouse in Lenoxville within sight of Elk Mountain, and helping their son build a beachfront cottage on one of Virginia's barrier islands. During retirement in Accomac VA, she continued to enjoy playing piano and church organ, and was a member of Ye Accamacke Garden Club while caring for her mother. She and her husband continued to spend a great deal of time at their farm, where they belonged to the Rail-Trail Council of Northeastern Pennsylvania. They enjoyed attending operas at the Kennedy Center and traveled extensively to pursue their historical and cultural interests. Carol is survived by their children Kathleen Springsteed of Glendale CA, Susan Todhunter of Pittsburgh PA, Tom Jr. of Lenoxville, Christine Red of Narberth, Amy Frost Baumgarten of Arlington VA; grandchildren Hans Brown, Erika Brown, Ian Todhunter, Audrey Todhunter Mithani, Emily Red, Jackson Red and Sarah Baumgarten; and greatgrandson Ayaan Mithani. Her brother, William Paul Jr., predeceased her. A private service was held at her home and burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Rail-Trail Council of Northeastern Pennsylvania (please mail checks payable to Rail-Trail Council of Northeastern Pennsylvania to: P.O. Box 32, Union Dale, PA 18470/; or to the Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research at Penn Medicine (please mail checks payable to the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania to: Penn Medicine Development, Attn: Irene I. Lukoff, 3535 Market St., Suite 750, Phila., PA 19104-3309). Chadwick & McKinney Funeral Home Inc

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Published in Main Line Media News on Feb. 27, 2013