Michael L. Carroll

Date of Passing:

May 30, 2016

Carroll, Michael, L., 71, of Bowen Court, Willett Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on May 30, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Paula M. (Ferreira) Carroll.

Born in Medford, MA, a son of the late Henry M. and Harriett I. (Huffman) Carroll, he lived in Riverside since 1981.

Mr. Carroll was the Vice President of J.J. Taylor Co., North Dartmouth, MA, for six years before retiring in 1996. He previously was a General Manager for the Pepsi Cola Co. for 16 years.

A sports enthusiast, Michael was a devoted Boston Red Sox fan.

Mr. Carroll was a United States Vietnam Navy Veteran and assigned to GTMO Bay, Cuba.

Besides his wife of 25 years, he is survived by two daughters, Lisa M. Tavares of Townsend, MA and Melissa A. Higgins and her husband Sean of Pawtucket; three grandchildren, Joshua M. Tavares, Brianna and Kaylee Higgins; a great grandson, Ryan Michael Tavares and his faithful dog, Buddy.

His funeral service will be private. Burial with Military Honors will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Michael’s memory to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Rhode Island, 205 Hallene Road, Suite #209, Warwick, RI, 02886 would be deeply appreciated. Arrangements are by the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, Riverside.

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