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Shinglehouse United Methodist Church
Sunday January 18th, 2015
1:00pm - 5:00pm

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Leo H. Stout

Leo H. Stout                  

SHINGLEHOUSE, PA---Leo H Stout, 91, of Shinglehouse, PA, passed away at home with his loving family and caregivers by his side on Thursday, January 15, 2015 after a brief illness.
     Born January 23, 1923 in Hornell, NY, he was a son of Theodean and Bernice Holmes Stout.   On February 2, 1974, he married Marie Lefler Brown, who passed away on December 9, 2008.
     Mr. Stout was a graduate of Shinglehouse High School, class of 1943.  He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army having served in the military police.
     He was employed at Pittsburgh Corning Corporation, Port Allegany, PA as Quality Control manager, retiring in 1985.
     Mr. Stout was a very active member of the Shinglehouse United Methodist Church and enjoyed working on church committees and projects.  Everyone remembers Leo as “Chief Coffee Maker” at any luncheon at the United Methodist Church.               He was a member of the Shinglehouse American Legion Post #530, a past Grand of the former Shinglehouse Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge #498, a member of the former Oswayo Rural Development Association, a former member of the Roulette Chamber of Commerce, and member of the Oswayo Valley Historical Society, Shinglehouse.
     Leo was an avid gardener, loved watching the wildlife out his back window and enjoyed keeping his 4 acres pruned and looking great.
     Surviving are a brother, Herbert D. (Phyllis) Stout of Rochester, NY; a son, Thomas L. (Brenda) Brown of Youngsville, PA; two daughters, Lucinda (Pete) Brown Espersen of Holly Springs, NC and Della Sue (Paul) Czora of Clarence, NY; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
     In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Stout was predeceased by a sister, Katherine Eaton.
     A huge thanks to Leo’s special caregivers, Robin Goode, Flossie Luzier and Carol Holland.
     Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, PA.  Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 19, 2015 at the Shinglehouse United Methodist Church, 201 N Lincoln St, Shinglehouse, PA with the Rev. Becky L. Edwards, pastor of the Shinglehouse United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse.
     Members of the Potter County Honor Guard will accord military honors on Monday at the church.
     Flowers are gratefully declined and will be provided by the family. Memorials may be made to the Shinglehouse United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 296, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.


To : Herb , Phyllis and Family
I am so sorry for your loss . My thoughts and prayers are with you .
May god comfort you and give you strength during this difficult time .

Tom Jordan Jan 22 2015 12:00 AM

Our most sincere thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss.  We will always remember Leo as a wonderful Christian man who has been an example for kindness and love.  We feel truly blest to have had him in our lives.

Ron and Peggy Green Jan 18 2015 12:00 AM

Leo was a wonderful and caring person with a ready smile. Dick remembers him when he was a kid and Leo ran the Teen Center In Coudersport.

Dick and Gladys Martin Jan 18 2015 12:00 AM

Leo was such a special man.  He was so very gentle and kind to everyone.  He will be missed by many.  You will be in our thoughts and prayers in the coming days ahead.

Tom & Nancy Kemp Jan 18 2015 12:00 AM

We are thinking of you at this difficult time. Leo was certainly one of a kind. Always a joy to visit with.  He will be greatly missed. Hold on to your wonderful memories to help you through the days ahead.

Tami and Larry Adams Jan 18 2015 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your loss.  Memories of Leo are always of a big smile and the pleasure he got out of having your friends around.

Everett and Donetta

Everett and Donetta Brandt Jan 17 2015 12:00 AM

Our thoughts are with you & your family.  Leo was a wonderful man. always a SMILE no matter what.
Prayers for you all.

Jim & Ginny Jandrew Jan 16 2015 12:00 AM

To Tom, Brenda and Family

All of us at Tidioute Community Charter School send our deepest sympathy on the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Tidioute Community Charter School Jan 16 2015 12:00 AM

Mr. Brown, Brenda, and family,
I am so sorry about your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. If you need anything please don't hesitate to call even if it is at 10:30pm.  lol Thinking of you guys!!!!!

Mandie Englert Jan 16 2015 12:00 AM

Tom & Brenda,
We're very sorry to hear of your loss - please know our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Steve Aaron Family Jan 16 2015 12:00 AM