• Francis E. Carroll
    February 04,2013

    Francis E. Carroll

    Francis E. Carroll

    GRANITEVILLE — Francis E. Carroll, 72, of Crest Street, passed away Friday, February 1, 2013, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

    Born in Barre on November 5, 1940, he was the son of Stanley and Lillian (Massey) Carroll.

    Francis attended school in Washington.

    On July 27, 1963, he married Beverly Moran in St. Cecile’s Church in Washington.

    Francis resided in Graniteville for many years.

    In his earlier years, Francis drove a truck for Coca-Cola. He later worked at Rouleau Granite and Joe’s Custom Polishing as a stone cutter.

    Francis enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and going fishing in his boat on Lake Champlain. His pride and joy was his dog, Penny.

    He was a life member of the North American Fishing Club.

    Survivors include his dog, Penny; five children, Sandra Carroll of Graniteville, Steven Carroll and his wife Jenny of Plainfield, Ann Pretty and her husband Walt of Barre, Sarah Tacey and her husband Christopher of Barre, Nicol Boisseau and her husband Jason of St. Johnsbury; six grandchildren, Dillon, Miranda, Courtney, Ryan, Kailey and Matthew.

    Francis is also survived by one brother, Stanley Carroll of Colchester, two sisters, Joan Denno and June Fisk, both of Barre; brothers- and sisters-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.

    Francis was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Beverly Carroll; brother Edward Carroll and his sister, Beverly Kenerson.

    A celebration of Francis’ life will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at 7 p.m. at the Pruneau Polli Funeral Home. There will be no calling hours.

    A later burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery in Washington.

    Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association Vermont Affiliate Inc., 434 Hurricane Lane, Williston, VT 05495.

    Arrangements are in the care of the Pruneau Polli Funeral Home, 58 Summer St., Barre.

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