John T. Carmel
1922 - 2014 DALTON John T. Carmel, 91, formerly of Patricia Avenue, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Hampton Willowbrook Skilled Nursing Center in Houston, Texas. He had resided with his son in Texas for the past three years. Born in Dalton on Nov. 29, 1922, a son of William and Catherine Glendon Carmel, he was educated in Dalton schools and was a 1940 graduate of Dalton High School. Mr. Carmel was employed by General Electric Company where he was Manager of Computer Operations. He retired in 1972 with 29 years service. Mr. Carmel was then employed by the Town of Dalton where he served as Tax Assessor for ten years. While in Dalton, he was a communicant of St. Agnes Church. He was a member of the General Electric Quarter Century and Pensioners Clubs. He enjoyed sports, was an avid New York Yankees fan, and coached Little League for many years. His wife, the former Mary P. Volin, whom he married Oct. 9, 1943, died Feb. 24, 2000. Mr. Carmel is survived by a son, Thomas D. Carmel, with whom he made his home, in Spring, Texas; a daughter, Christine P. Sheasby and her husband, Robert, of Mountain Lakes, N.J.; six grandchildren, Graham Sheasby, Geoffrey Sheasby, David Carmel, Carolyn Hayes, Brian Carmel, and Elizabeth Carmel, and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers, William Carmel and Donald Carmel, and a sister, Marjorie Pultorak. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for John T. Carmel will be held Friday, Jan. 31, at 9:15 a.m. from DERY-FOLEY FUNERAL HOME in Dalton with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Agnes Church, celebrated by the Rev. Christopher A. Malatesta, pastor. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Jan. 29, 2014