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BARBARA ANN PROUT, 73, OF COLEBROOKDALE TWP. Barbara Ann (Adams) Prout, 73, of Colebrookdale Township, PA, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, Pottstown, PA. She was the wife of John F. Prout, Jr., with whom she shared 49 years of marriage. Born in Berwyn, PA, she was a daughter of the late George E. Adams and Bertha E. (Rambo) Adams. Mrs. Prout was a 1958 graduate of Tredyffrin Easttown High School and a 1962 graduate of Penn State University, where she earned a B.A. in Education. Mrs. Prout was a teacher for 50 years. She worked for the Green Tree, Upper and Lower Pottsgrove School Districts and was a substitute teacher for various local school systems. For the past 22 years, she worked with students in the Montgomery County Head Start program, retiring in 2012. She was an active member of Calvary United Church of Christ, Barto, PA, where she served as a Sunday school teacher. Surviving in addition to her husband are two sons, Benjamin J. Prout and his wife Jillian of Oley, PA, and John E. Prout and his wife Sara of Oley, PA; two daughters, Jennifer L. Endy and her companion Matthew Leid of Denver, PA, and Margaret J., wife of Kevin Oswald of Boyertown, PA, and eight grandchildren, Emily, Steven, Polly, Oliver, Grace, John, Charlotte and Nathaniel. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service 11 a.m. on Monday, March 31, 2014 at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte Street, Pottstown, PA. Interment will be in Union Cemetery- Niantic, PA. A viewing will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, March 30, 2014 and Monday March 31, 2014 from 10-11 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Calvary United Church of Christ, 1231 PA-100, Barto, PA 19504. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com
Published in The Mercury on Mar. 27, 2014
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