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Carol Gilroy

1933 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Carol Gilroy Obituary
Carol J. Gilroy

March 18, 1933 – May 19, 2016

Carol grew up in Scotia N.Y. and was preceded in death by her parents Carl and Nellie Nigriny and close relatives George and Shona Nigriny. She graduated from Scotia High School, Katherine Gibbs Secretarial school in New York City and El Camino college in Torrance, CA. She was an executive secretary at the GE Research Laboratory in Schenectady N.Y, and school secretary in the Torrance Unified School District, including 7 yrs as school secretary at Hull Middle School. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Robert; children and spouses Robert and Karen Gilroy of Waxahachie TX; Susan and Loren Chiechi of Flower Mound TX; David and Donna Gilroy of Torrance; and brother-in-law Kenneth Gilroy and spouse Joanne of Knoxville TN. Also her brother George Nigriny and spouse Michele of Scotia N.Y. and sister Jane Brucker of Rexford N.Y. She was devoted to her grandchildren Rachel and David Gilroy, and Miranda and Christopher Chiechi. In addition to Scotia N.Y and Torrance, she has lived in Buffalo N.Y., Milwaukee WI, and Sacramento CA. She was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling with her husband and family, usually by motor home. She has visited all 50 states and Scotland and England. Carol was loved by all who knew her and had friends across the U.S. She will be greatly missed. Visitation will be held on Wednesday May 25 from 6 to 8 pm, and services on Thursday May 26 at 10 am at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503. Visit www.lafuneral.com to send the family messages and share memories. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com.
Published in Daily Breeze from May 24 to May 26, 2016
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