Sarah E. Stout

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March 3, 2012

Sarah E. Stout, 99, of Mountain Top, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 3, 2012, at Smith Health Care, Mountain Top. Born in Kingston Township, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Sarah (Fowler) Chesney. Sarah worked in the kitchen at RCA in the Crestwood Industrial Park, Mountain Top, retiring in 1973. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, 174 Nanticoke, and of the Winners Circle of Christ United Methodist Church, Mountain Top, where she was also a member of the parish. She also was a member of the Mountain Top Senior Citizens, St. Paul's Lutheran Church Happy Group, Mountain Top, and the Wright Twp. Fire Company and Ambulance Association. Sarah had resided in Mountain Top since 1968. Sarah was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her husband, Rockford H. Stout; sons David, Rockford J. and Nolan; daughter Sharon and seven brothers and sisters. She was the last surviving member of her family. Sarah is survived by her son Dean Birth and his wife, Connie, her daughter Jeanetta Marriott, 22 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and also great-great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. at McCune Funeral Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. The Rev. Stephen Sours, Pastor of Christ United Methodist Church, Mountain Top, will officiate. Interment will immediately follow in Emmanuel Cemetery, Dorrance Twp. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate memorial donations be made to the SPCA of Luzerne County, Fox Hill Road, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705, or Christ United Methodist Church, 175 S. Main Rd., Mountain Top, PA 18707. View obituaries on line at

Published in Times Leader on Mar. 5, 2012