Marilyn P. Carroll, formerly of Barrington

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Marilyn P. (Thorpe) Carroll, of Millis and formerly of Medfield, Mass., the beloved wife of William F. Carroll for more than 55 years, died in her home Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 of ovarian cancer, she was surrounded by her family.

Born in Providence, the only child of W. Joseph and Winifred F. Thorpe, she is survived by her five children and their spouses: Michael and Siobhan Carroll of Barrington; Kristen and D. Charles Dreyer of Ashland; Janice and Richard Sturchio of Medfield; Linda and Michael Phelan of Sherborn and Patricia Carroll and Steven Janicek of Princeton, NJ. She is also survived 10 grandchildren, her cousin and dearest friend Joanne Moran, and a loving extended family.

Mrs. Carroll and her husband raised their family in Barrington, Rhode Island. They moved to Medfield in 1985, where they lived until moving to Millis in 2010. A longtime volunteer with the Medfield Food Cupboard, she was a communicant of St. Edward the Confessor Parish, her greatest joy was her family.

Relatives and friends were respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in Celebration of Marilyn’s Life at Saint Edward the Confessor Church, Medfield. Interment followed at Vine Lake Cemetery in Medfield.

Those who wish may make donations in her memory to the Dana Farber Cancer Research Institute, Attn: Ovarian Cancer Research, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02215. The Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 Miller Street, Medfield has been entrusted with arrangements. Please visit www.robertsmitchell.com for guestbook, directions and further information.

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