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Edward J. McCarroll, 93 of Hanover Township, passed away peacefully on his birthday, Tuesday July 3, 2018 at Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg. He was the loving husband of the late Alice E. (Foote) McCarroll. They were married for 40 years, until she passed away on February 21, 2013. Born in Alexandria, Scotland, he was the son of the late Edward and Mary Ann (Will) McCarroll. He served in the Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) for the British Army. Ed had emigrated from Scotland in 1960 for a job as a tool- and die-maker with Ford Motor Co. After moving to Bethlehem, he worked for Ingersoll Rand and the Fuller Co. as an engineer. Ed was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem. He enjoyed gardening, and restoring old cars and motorcycles. Ed was passionate about his late wife's poetry. With help from his friend Sue Lucrezi, 'The Wonderland of Alice,' by Alice Foote, was published just before his passing. SURVIVORS: He will be lovingly remembered by his sister Margaret Gallacher and her family of Brea, CA; brother Frank McCarroll and his wife Rachael and their family of Brea, CA; step-sons Bill Lenahan and his wife Dorothy of Harrisburg, John Lenahan of Sunny Isle, FL; grandchildren Patrick Lenahan and Kathryn Lenahan and her husband Alex Brophy; great-grandchildren Thomas and Eloise Lenahan-Brophy. He was predeceased by his brother John McCarroll and sister-in-law Joan. SERVICES: A memorial service will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Saturday July 14, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, 2344 Center St, Bethlehem, PA 18017. His burial will be private. Ed's arrangements are entrusted to Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden Street, Bethlehem. A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com. CONTRIBUTIONS: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the , 3893 Adler Pl #170, Bethlehem, PA 18017 and/or the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 3401 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
Published in Morning Call on July 11, 2018
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