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James Edward Carroll

1930 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
James Edward Carroll Obituary
James Edward Carroll

Melbourne - 1930-2018

Beloved husband of Marie (Mary Lou) died of heart failure June 9, 2018 at age 87. Jim and Mary Lou were both born in Lynn, MA, graduated from St. Mary's High School, class of 1949. He chased her until she caught him and they married in 1951; moving to Melbourne, Florida in 1962.

Jim, a devoted husband and father, was constantly working to support his family. He also had many accomplishments. Graduating July 1964, he was in the first computer programming class at Florida Technical College. A jack of all trades, he designed and built several houses. He enjoyed traveling, cooking, square dancing, playing cards, gardening, bowling and wood crafting.

Believing in the value of helping others, he donated over 40 gallons of blood during his lifetime, was a devout Catholic and member of Knights of Columbus. He retired from US Postal Service as Superintendent of Postal Operations in 1990.

He is survived by his loving wife, his five children: Steven, Robert, Nancy, Julie and Tina; 15 grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Jim is sadly missed by all who knew & loved him.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Aug. 12, 2018
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