Dorothy Wilson Carroll, 100

Dorothy Wilson Carroll, 100, of the Providence Care Center in Beaver Falls died on Monday, June 10, 2013 at her residence.

Born October 31, 1912 in New Brighton, she was the daughter of the late David Wilson and Blanche Redmond Wilson Herrington. She was married to John W. Carroll who passed away in 1981.

Dorothy and her husband, John owned and operated Carroll’s Hardware Store in North Sewickley Twp. for over 25 years. She graduated from New Brighton High School in 1932 and was affiliated with the Concord United Methodist Church. Dorothy was a former member of the North Sewickley Fire Department Auxiliary, the Suburban Woman’s Club, and a Charter member of the North Sewickley Lionesses. She also volunteered at the Ellwood City Hospital.

Survivors include a daughter and son in law, Sylvia (Gary) Guy of North Sewickley; four grandchildren, Dawn Marie (Jim) Miller of Reno, Nevada, Robert (Cheri) Eller of Beaver, Hope (Richard) Pacella of Ellwood City, Debra (David) Gillingham of Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri; eleven great grandchildren ; seven great great grandchildren ; and three nieces.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, William J. Eller in 1998; three sisters, Eleanor Curtis, Mabel Lory, Jean Teston, and a niece and three nephews.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday June 12,from 6 to 9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.

Friends will also be received from 10 am until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 am on Thursday at the funeral home. Pastor Brad Neel of Concord United Methodist Church will officiate.

Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Beaver Falls.

Memorial Contributions may be made to North Sewickley Fire Department Auxiliary. .

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3 thoughts on “Dorothy Wilson Carroll, 100

  1. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

    Eddie & Katreana West ~ Friends of Debbie & David Gillingham

  2. Dear Sylvia, Guy, Dawn, Robbie, Hope, Debbie, and Families,

    We were very sorry to learn of the passing of your beloved Mother and Grandmother. What a wonderful lady she was! We know you have many happy memories, but we want you to know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers.

    With love and sympathy,

  3. Dear Sylvia,
    I don’t know if you remember me but we lived beside your Mom and Dad for several years. My Mom died when I was 9 and we moved away. Your Mom was such a good friend to my Mom and to me as well. I have such fond memories of her. She was so kind, generous and loving to me after my Mom, Thelma, died. I’m sorry for her passing but she was a wonderful lady. I remember fondly Willie and Dawn Marie and them coming to our house for cookies. My best wishes to your whole family and my sympathies as well.
    Carol Fleischman McKenzie

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