Carroll, Edward R.
Edward Roberts Carroll passed away at the age of 91 on April 28, 2013 at his home in Stamford, CT. He was born in New York City on January 14, 1922 to Mildred and Leon Carroll. He married Joan Bieber Carroll on September 7, 1944 and they were married for 68 years. He graduated NYU in its first class in the School of Broadcasting. He had two distinctly separate careers- the first in broadcasting and advertising followed by 24 years on Wall Street. He proudly served in WWII in the Coast Guard attaining the rank of Lt. (j.g.) His activities and hobbies were numerous: tennis, sailing, photography, horseback riding, bridge, piano, and later on in retirement, managed and distributed funds for a small private foundation benefiting individuals directly and animal shelters. He lived in NYC, Tarrytown, NY, Chappaqua, NY, Ft Myers, FL and Stamford, CT. He is survived by his wife Joan, children Robert (Mary) Carroll, James (Marcia) Carroll and Dr. Virginia (Tim) Daly. Grandchildren are Dr. Melissa Carroll, David (Alexandra) Carroll, Lauren Carroll, Dana Carroll and Tom Daly. He is also survived by his brother, William (Emma Jane) Carroll, his brother-in-law Alan (Natalie) Bieber and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank his wonderful caregivers as well. He had a positive outlook on life, always wanted to move forward and was stimulated by new ideas. He will be missed by his family and friends for these traits and being a wonderful son, husband, father and grandfather. A Funeral Service will be held at Fairfield Memorial Park in Stamford on May 1, at 11 am. Donations can be sent to the
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Published in StamfordAdvocate on Apr. 30, 2013