James J. Carroll formerly of Elk Grove Village James J. Carroll, also formerly of Lake Zurich, passed away in Mooresville, NC on Dec. 3, 2012. James is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Diane (nee Kinn); beloved children, Tamara and Nicholas; and brothers and sisters, Patrick (Debra), Edward, Cecelia Eder (Mike) and Maura Carroll. He enjoyed playing golf and spending time with his family and friends. James lived life to the fullest and encouraged everyone to stop and smell the roses. He was truly a wonderful husband, father, brother, uncle and friend, who lit up the room when he walked in. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 15, with a visitation at 9 a.m., followed by Mass at 10 a.m. at Queen of the Rosary Church, 680 W. Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Dec. 13, 2012