Donald G. Carroll Jr., 67, of Carbondale Twp., died Wednesday at home. His wife is the former Jude Mancuso. The couple was married for 43 years.
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Born in Carbondale, son of the late Donald and Marjorie Williams Carroll, he was a member of St. Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale. He was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School, Carbondale. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran of 12 years, having served two tours in Vietnam between 1965-1967, where he received the Purple Heart and the rank of Meritorious Sergeant in combat. He was very proud of his military service, and he was a former member of the Marine Corps League of Carbondale. Semper Fi.
Before his retirement, he was employed as a deputy director at the Tobyhanna Army Deport for 35 years. He was an antique car collector and member of the Coal Cracker Cruisers Car Club. He was an avid hunter and craftsman, and he loved his grandchildren.
Also surviving are two sons, Donald Carroll, Clifford; and Anthony Carroll and wife, Valarie, Mayfield; two grandsons, Anthony and Elijah Carroll; three brothers, Richard Carroll and wife, Sandra; Charles Carroll and wife, Ann Marie; and Thomas Carroll and wife, Judy, all of Carbondale; a brother-in-law, Toby Mancuso and wife, Ursula, Carbondale; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral will be Saturday from the Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home Inc., 55 Lincoln Ave., Carbondale, with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale. Entombment with military honors by the United States Marine Corps, Our Mother of Sorrows Mausoleum. Friends may call today, 4 to 9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation at www.mcsf.org. Online condolences may be sent at www.brennan
Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home, Inc.
55 Lincoln Avenue
Carbondale, PA 18407
Published in Scranton Times on May 16, 2014