Donald L. CarrollSeptember 02,2013
Donald L. CarrollDonald L. Carroll
SHAFTSBURY — Donald L. Carroll, 77, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, following a long illness.
Born in Bennington on Oct. 6, 1935, he was the son of Leroy and Selina (Wennett) Carroll.
He was a 1954 graduate of Bennington High School.
Mr. Carroll married Cynthia Gardner on June 13, 2011.
In earlier years, he was employed at General Cable Co. and later, at the Green Mountain Chapter of American Red Cross for 10 years followed by 11 years at Myrtle Beach Manor in South Carolina.
He was an avid NASCAR fan.
Survivors include his wife of Shaftsbury; four children, Rick Carroll, Angela Griffin, Lana Burke, all of Bennington, and Timothy Carroll of Garden City, S.C., and eight grandchildren.
Mr. Carroll was predeceased by a son, Michael, and his former wife, Dorothy Carroll.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, where friends may call from 11 a.m. prior to the service, and followed by a gathering at Rick’s home, 150 Cortland Lane in Bennington.
Private burial will take place in White Chapel Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Vermont Heart Association or Green Mountain Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Disease Association, in care of Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
For online condolences, visit www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
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