Carol Lynn McAllister

December 13, 1947 ~ January 19, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Carol McAllister Obituary

Carol Lynn McAllister, a beacon of faith, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2024, at the age of 76.   She was born on December 13, 1947, in Philadelphia, PA to the late Joseph John and Dora Marjorie (Weaver) McAllister.  Her final days were spent surrounded by the warmth of her family and friends.

Carol is survived by her siblings, John J. McAllister and his wife, Pat, Joseph N. McAllister and his wife, Lynn, Judith F. (McAllister) Yesavage and her husband, Dan, and Wayne R. McAllister.

She was predeceased by her brother, Robert J. McAllister.  Carol's legacy is also lovingly carried forward by her adoring nieces and great nieces and her nephews and great nephews.  Each of them have been blessed by her nurturing love and wisdom which they will carry throughout  their lives.  All the children were drawn to Carol at family gatherings.

Carol's journey was marked by a steadfast commitment to her administrative tasks at church, directing children's Christmas plays,  Kids' praise choirs, and participating in summers' Great Adventure clubs often writing and teaching the Bible stories. 

Carol received her elementary teaching degree from West Chester University.  She tutored many children specializing in all levels of mathematics.  An advocate for home-schooling, Carol was a long-time member of the Pennsylvania Homeschoolers Accreditation Agency.  She looked forward to the end of each school year meeting with many families.

Carol was a devout Christian.  Her faith was her guiding light leading her through life's ups and downs with grace and courage.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Carol's life in accordance to her wishes on Saturday, February 10, 2024, at her home church, Bethany Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 5 N. Concord Avenue, Havertown, PA 19083. Her Memorial Service begins at 10:30 am. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to above church marked for the Deacon fund.  Donations can also be made online to 

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Memorial Service
February 10, 2024

10:30 AM
Bethany Evangelical Presbyterian Church
5 Concord Avenue
Havertown, PA 19083


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