Karen Trout-Long

Karen Trout-Long

Karen L. (Eisenhart) Trout-Long, 51, wife of Donald Long Jr., of Gilbertsville, passed away on Thursday, August 12, 2021, at Pottstown Hospital.

Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of Gerald L. Eisenhart and the late Dorothy (Snyder) Eisenhart.

Karen was a 1988 graduate of Boyertown Senior High School and was employed by XL Catlin as a paralegal for 26 years.

She was a member of New Hanover Evangelical Lutheran Church and enjoyed crafting and volunteering at work and church activities.  Karen also enjoyed being in the band in high school. She also loved to travel to the Hudson River Valley as well as travelling to the Finger Lakes region of New York and North Central Mountains of Pennsylvania.

Surviving in addition to her husband are one daughter, Jessica Trout; one son, Kyle Trout; one stepdaughter, Julia Long; one brother, Robert Eisenhart, husband of Bonnie; two sisters-in-law, Vanessa (Greg) and Jessica (Ed); mother-in-law, Pat Long and father-in-law, Donald Long, Sr. and one niece, Danielle Longacre.

Relatives and friends will be received on Saturday, August 21, 2021, from 11:00 – 12:30PM with a memorial service to follow at 1:00PM at New Hanover Lutheran Church, 2941 Lutheran Road, Gilbertsville, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to New Hanover Lutheran Memorial Fund.

Morrell Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements.


16 Condolences
  1. With deepest sympathy to the entire family. Karen was one of the kindest people I’ve ever met. She will be missed so very much. Love and Peace.

  2. My deepest sympathies to her family. Karen was always a kind and caring person with a great laugh. I’ll cherish the last time I saw Karen and the laughs we shared together. RIP Karen

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. I really enjoyed working with Karen and know how much she loved her family. I am thinking of you all. Kerry

  4. Our deepest sympathy over the loss of a lives one. Prayers of healing & strength to the families.

  5. Our deepest sympathy over the loss of a loved one. Prayers of healing and strength to the families. May the lord welcome her into his kingdom.

  6. My family sends their thoughts and prayers to Karen’s family. Karen will always be remembered as the ‘go to person’ in the office. Karen always had a smile and a laugh for you no matter what. Her laugh was infectious. It was a pleasure to work with her in and out of the office. Karen will be missed.

  7. To Karen’s Family, I unite my heart with yours at this sad time. Such a great loss for so young an age. Having worked with Karen for many years, I’ll always remember her infectious laugh, her upbeat and positive spirit, and her ability to be my go-to person for any claims question. Karen will be sorely missed. Please know she was loved by many. May God be with you all and give you His peace.

  8. This is truly a time of heartbreak not only for her family and friends but for everyone that has worked here with Karen at AXA XL. Such a caring and loving person. She will be sorely missed by everyone. I would like to extend to everyone sincere condolences and prayers during this difficult time. May our Lord bless you all.

  9. I’m so sorry and deeply grieve for your family. I truly enjoyed working with Karen throughout the years, and know how much she loved and cared for everyone. She was an inspiration and always had a great smile and laugh. Karen always knew what to do when problems arose and you could count on her for anything. I give you deepest sympathy and heartfelt agony for your loss.

  10. Karen, I can not believe you are gone. You were a beautiful person and I am glad you were a friend of mine. You will be missed by many. Hope to see your fantastic smile once we meet again.

  11. I worked with Karen for a number of years. I always referred to her as the PMK – Person Most Knowledgeable. Even beyond that, she was always ready and willing to help others. I noted the comment above about her laughter, which was indeed, infectious. It will certainly be missed when we do return to the office. My condolences to friends and family.

  12. Jean, thank you for your kind words about Karen. We appreciate your kindness during this hard time.
    ~ The Family

  13. Tammy, thank you for your kindness during this time. Everyone loved to share a laugh with Karen and we will remember all those times with her.
    ~ The Family

  14. Kerry, thank you for your kind words at this time.
    ~ The Family

  15. Kathy, thank you so much for your kind words they help during this difficult time.
    ~The Family

  16. Jessica and Kyle – I am so sorry to hear about your mother’s passing. I remember when she would come into the office at Gilbertsville Elementary School to pick you up for appointments, etc. She was such a kind and sweet person and always had a smile on her face. She was a wonderful and dedicated mother. I hope you can hold on to all of the memories that you have of her and that you can find comfort in remembering her. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Leave a condolence

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *