Carol Moody

Obituary of Carol Moody

Carol Moody (nee Frohreich), age 91, of Glen Mills, PA, formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away at her home on November 27, 2023. Carol was born in Jackson Heights, NY to Frank Frohreich and Evelyn Hauber. Carol met her husband Bill at a USO bar in New York and they were married that same year. She worked as a stenographer for DuPont at the Savannah River Plant before retiring to devote her life to supporting her family. Carol and Bill moved many times over the years with Bill's job for DuPont, but ultimately settled in Wilmington. Carol was a devoted mother and Mom-Mom and was always visible at horseshows, school performances, ballet and any activity where she could cheer on and support her daughter and granddaughters. Carol was a lifetime member of Delaware African Violet Society and had a passion for growing violets. Carol had a collection of hundreds of cookbooks and enjoyed spending hours reading through them. Carol loved raising dogs with her husband Bill, who were members of the Greater Valley Forge Rhodesian Ridgeback Club and was active in Ridgeback rescue.

In addition to her parents, Carol was preceded in death by her loving husband of 69 years, Billy O. Moody. Carol is survived by her daughter Kimberly Horgan (Patrick), her granddaughters; Lindsay Horgan Keene (Adam) and Bethany Horgan Miller (Matthew), her brother Frank Frohreich (Elisa) and her sister Madeline Cevasco. Services and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Carol's memory to Best Friends Animal Society ( or the African Violet Society of America ( Online condolences may be made by visiting

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