Janet L. Memoli
1932 - 2020
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Janet Carroll Memoli
Janet Carroll Memoli, beloved wife of the late Anthony J. Memoli, passed away on November 11, 2020 in Stratford, Connecticut. Janet was the daughter of Julia (Fionte) and Albert J. Lessard, born in Stamford, Connecticut on September 22, 1932. She was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy, Stamford and the University of Bridgeport where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene and a Master of Science Degree in Counseling. Janet worked in area dental practices, the City of Bridgeport's Division of Dental Health, and for more then 20 years was a faculty member of the Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport. She designed and developed the school's community service program, an integral part of the curriculum which gained national recognition and has been replicated by Dental Hygiene Schools throughout the United States. Janet served as the Director of Fones School and was the recipient of many awards in her profession including the Distinguished Alumni Award at the University of Bridgeport.
In retirement, Janet volunteered as a docent at the Barnum Museum, as a fundraiser for the Downtown Cabaret Theater, a member of the Fones School Advisory Board and served on the Board of directors for 18 years at Southwest Community Health Center. She was a lector and an officer of the ladies Altar Guild at St. Margaret's Shrine.
Janet was predeceased by her husband Anthony J. Memoli, son John J. Carroll, and first husband Robert (Zeke) Carroll. She is survived by her loving family. Children: Julie and husband Joseph Giacobbe, David Carroll and wife Marita, Paul Carroll, and daughter-in-law Lynn and her husband Richard Walytok. Grandchildren: Tara Carroll, Edward Hrostek, John Carroll and wife Melissa, David Carroll, Robert Carroll, Anthony Carroll and wife Chanelle, Dane Carroll, Julia Carroll, and Paige Carroll. Great-grandchildren: Mia, Cali, Gianna, Isabella, and Lyla Carroll. She was predeceased by her only sibling, sister Anne Searles formerly of Norwalk. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and many close and trusted friends especially Lois. Janet inspired, comforted and touched so many lives with her selfless love, wisdom and kindness, she will be missed by so many.
Due to the concerns about social gatherings affecting us all at this time, there will be no calling hours. Arrangements entrusted to the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull. There will be a memorial mass scheduled at a later date. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.abriola.com.



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Published in Connecticut Post on Nov. 14, 2020.
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November 18, 2020
To the carroll family very sorry for your loss
Mark mangiamele
Friend
November 17, 2020
Dear Family,
In loving memory of a lovely lady, Janet, who had a beautiful warm smile! I will miss our neighbor phone conversations that we both enjoyed. Our sincere condolence to Janet's family.
With our sympathy,
Barbara & Michael
Barbara & Michael Minoff
Neighbor
November 16, 2020
I have the fondest memories of Janet from my childhood. Each award ceremony, or event for the Fones school had her right there. My grandparents, Dr. Paul; P. Liscio and Paulette Liscio adored her and my mother Allida Finnegan as well. My sympathies to her family during this time.
Erin Finnegan
Acquaintance
November 15, 2020
Janet Memoli was a very classy lady and a star in her chosen filed of dental health and medicine. It was my privilege to converse with her many times during the lunches which followed my lectures at Saint Margaret Shrine. Janet was a delightful woman and her life was guided by the high ideals of her Catholic faith. She was a wonderful role model to her children and grandchildren whom she loved very dearly.
My sincere sympathy to the entire family.
Dr Joan M Kelly
Westport, Connecticut
Dr Joan M Kelly
Friend
November 15, 2020
Janet was a wonderful , positive person, she taught me so much of life and had always been there for me, I will definitely be missing her, my condolence to all of her family, With love and prayers, Mary Reitano
Mary Reitano
Friend
November 15, 2020
Mrs . Carroll ,
You were a wonderful lady and great personality growing up at the “pond” . Hung out with the entire family and love your car pool skills going to prep . Miss your laughter .
Frank D’Amore
Frank D’Amore
Friend
November 15, 2020
Forever in my heart. A great lady. Wonderful aunt. My lifetime mentor. Love, Janet Anne
Janet Benedict
Family
November 14, 2020
my deepest sympathies to Janet's family. Janet Carroll Memoli was a great instructor, mentor and friend. God Bless her,


Suzanne Hale
Student
November 14, 2020
My sympathy to Janet’s family. I have many happy memories of her from my childhood and later as a mentor at Fones.
Laura Errichetti Earle
November 14, 2020
My sympathy to Janet’s family. I have many happy memories of her from my childhood and later as a mentor at Fones
Laura Earle
November 14, 2020
Our prayerful sympathy on the passing of Janet. A full life ,well lived ,may she now rest in God's peace Our thoughts and prayers are with all the Memoli and Carroll families
Helene and Dominick Sorge and family
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