James A. Carroll, Jr.
James A. Carroll, Jr. passed away peacefully on Friday, May l5, 2015 at the age of 87.
Mr. Carroll was born in Trenton, New Jersey in 1927 and graduated from Blessed Sacrament Grammar School and attended Trenton Catholic High School.
He was employed for 25 years with the U. S. Postal Service and was the owner of Mayfair Liquor Store for 10 years and also worked for the State of New Jersey with the Attorney General’s Office for 7 years.
Mr. Carroll was a World War II veteran and served in the New Jersey National Guard at Eggert Crossing Road in Lawrenceville, N. J. and retired after 31 years of service.
He was a member of the 112th Field Artillery, Trenton Elks #105 and the American Legion Post 458 in Ewing.
He was the son of the late James A. Carroll, Sr. and Helen Malloy Carroll, brother of the late Walter P. and Edward T. Carroll. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Sylvia Navarro Carroll; one daughter, Joanne H. Wright of Warrington, PA; 3 Sons and daughters-in-law, James A. Carroll III and Kathy, Kevin P. Carroll and Carole of Lyons, Colorado, and Thomas P. Carroll and Donna of Bordentown, NJ; He leaves 5 grandchildren, Lindsay A. Rafalski of Trenton N.J., Kelly A. Carroll of Kansas City, MO. And Leah M. And Julia E. Carroll of Lyons, CO and Patrick T. Carroll of Bordentown, NJ, and one great-grandchild, Makayla S. Rafalski. Surviving are Sisters-in-law, Betsy Carroll of West Trenton, Phyllis Navarro of Ewing and Linda Debo of Las Vegas, NV and brother-in-law, James V. Navarro of Ewing.
Friends and Relatives may call at the M. William Murphy Funeral Home, 935 Parkway Ave. Ewing, NJ on Wednesday evening from 5 P. M. To 8 P.M.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday May 21, at 9:30 at Incarnation -St. James Church, 1545 Pennington Road, Ewing, N. J. Followed by burial at Washington Crossing National Veterans Cemetery , Washington Crossing, Pa.
The family request NO FLOWERS, Please. Contributions may be sent to Incarnation-St. James Church 1545 Pennington Rd. Ewing N. J. Or The Militia Museum of New Jersey, 151 Eggert Crossing Road Armory, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 in memory of James.
Posted on 18 May 2015 by MFH