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Laurence R. Carroll, Sr.


Laurence R. Carroll, Sr.

Laurence R. Carroll, Sr.

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, February 5th, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Laurence R. Carroll, Sr. who died unexpectedly at 83 years. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, February 6th, at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass at 10:30 a.m., in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Breach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere. Born & raised in Revere. Larry attended Revere Schools, then went to the Everett Trade School, in Everett. He became a Machinist. In 1952, He enlisted in the in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. During his time in the Army, he rose to the Rank of Sargent. In 1955, after his honorable service he provided to his country, he returned home& he would marry his sweetheart, Marilyn E. Kehoe. The couple made their home in Revere and raised their 4 children. He began working at Custom Auto Body and due to his vast knowledge of repairing various things he became an Insurance adjuster. He later went to work for Polaroid, a career that would span over 30 years & retired as a Supervisor. Larry was a man with many interest, he loved the ocean and being on his boat. He was an avid fisherman. He also enjoyed growing vegetables in his garden. Above all of his interests and hobbies, he loved his family. He was a dedicated father and became a very proud and loving grandfather. He made it known to many how he loved his grandchildren. He is the devoted husband of Marilyn E. (Kehoe) Carroll of Revere, whom he shared 60 years of marriage with. He is the loving father of Patricia A. Edris & her husband Christopher H. of Bedford, Laurence R. Carroll, Jr & his wife Marjorie J. of Lynnfield, Christine M. Masiello & her husband Anthony of Revere & the late Marilyn J. Carroll. He is the adored grandfather of Larry Carroll, Ryan Carroll, Joshua Carroll, Michaela Carroll & Madison Masiello. He is the beloved brother of Alice Cardone of Revere & the late Richard Carroll. Also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews and many brothers & sisters in law. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Late Korean Army veteran, Past member of Chelsea Yacht Club, Cary Square Club, VFW Post #940 & #6712. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101 – 9908.


Visiting Hours

Thursday, February 5th from 4 to 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, February 6th at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church (Revere)


Woodlawn Cemetery (Everett)

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101 – 9908.

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  1. Richard (Rick) Bernard
    Feb 5 2015

    Larry-Very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers and with you and your family.

    Rick Bernard

  2. Darryl A. Forgione
    Feb 4 2015

    Dear Carroll Family,

    We are so sorry for your loss, Larry was a great guy who always had time to guide me when ever he was asked for advice. I always enjoyed speaking with him about the Boston Harbor Islands and the harbor..
    Darryl and Norma Forgione

  3. Bill Conlon
    Feb 4 2015

    Please accept my deepest sympathy for your great loss.
    No matter how long one lives, death of a loved one always bring sorrow. The Bible give much hope and comfort. At John 5:28,28 we find the hope of the Resurrection. And Revelation 21:3-5 tell of a time when death will be no more. At “” a free to use web site, you can down load or read on line, What Is the Resurrection? Just go to this link “”. May God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ grant you comfort in your time of need. Bill Conlon

  4. Vincent Miller
    Feb 2 2015

    Larry helped so many people through the years. His benefits to the Yacht Club were immeasurable.We will miss him dearly. Vin Miller.

  5. Kathy and David Pelletier
    Feb 2 2015

    Our deepest sympathy to the family..My husband and i enjoyed visiting with him and his wife at Tricia and Chris,s summer home at the lake..He will be Missed !

  6. Joe & Mary Fournier
    Feb 2 2015

    Larry will be missed all the way to Florida.Deepset sympathy

  7. Carmine Citro
    Feb 1 2015

    My sincere condolences to the Carroll family. Larry was a friend and a mentor. He was sincere and truthful when he spoke and always tried to help. He was loved by the members of the CYC and was one of the hardest working members we had. He will be missed for many many good reasons. As commodore, the club is yours to be used as a place to honor our lost member. I apologize for my absence due to work related travel. Carmine Citro

  8. Tom & Georgia Hawko
    Feb 1 2015

    Dear Marilyn and family,
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    With our deepest sympathy.
    Tom & Georgia Hawko

  9. Francis Buzderewicz
    Feb 1 2015

    One of my best friends at the Chelsea Yacht Club. He was always there to give anybody a hand and I will surly miss him, a very caring person. My deepest sympathy to his family.

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