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Mary Corbett Carroll


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Mary Corbett Carroll

AGE: 91 •

Mary Corbett Carroll, 91 sadly died peacefully in her sleep on Monday February 6, 2017.

Mary was born on December 18, 1925 to Wilhelmina "Minnie" and Nicholas "Nick" Corbett in Greenwich Village, NY. After attending school, Mary worked as a candy dipper often giving demonstrations in the store front window.

Mary loved music. She enjoyed tap dancing, ballet and singing. As a young woman she had such a voice that she was invited to audition at Carnegie Hall. Mary married George "Joe" Carroll and together they raised their 2 sons in the Village.

They eventually moved to Keansburg then onto Middletown. They retired happily in Pheasant Run, Barnegat. Mary was a strong, wonderful woman whose entire family was the center of her life. In

her later years, she spent many hours with her grandchildren telling stories and playing games, she especially loved ping pong. She had a great sense of humor and an incredible gift of wit.

Mary was predeceased by her husband George Sr., her oldest son George, Jr. and her youngest son Dennis. She is survived by her daughter-in-Law Beth Carroll and daughter in law Gail Carroll, her grandchildren Matthew, James and Maria, Amanda Benjamin and her husband Park , great-grandchildren Avery & Caroline A Mass celebrating her life will be held on Monday, February 13th at 10 am at St. Mary's Church in Barnegat NJ with a Burial at St. Mary's Cemetery, Manahawkin. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Mary's Church, 747 West Bay Ave, Barnegat, NJ 08005. Thos. L Shinn was entrusted with the arrangement's. Condolences may be sent to our web site at www.shinnfuneralhome.com
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 12, 2017
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