William L. Carroll, 89, Of Bedford Hills, Owned Carroll & Co. Ltd.

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William L. Carroll
William L. Carroll Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. - William L. Carroll of Bedford Hills died May 5.  He was 89.

Carroll was born June 26, 1923, at home on the Grand Concourse, Bronx, to William V. and Agnes McMorrow Carroll.  He attended Mt. Lakes High School in Mt. Lakes, N.J., and graduated with a BS in industrial psychology and obtained a graduate degree in industrial engineering from Columbia University School of General Studies.  He also attended the Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University.  He started his career as an engineer with McCormick & Co., a financial consulting firm, then went on to become a vice president of the National Bank of Westchester, later to return to McCormick & Co. as president, shareholder and director.  He later established his own company Carroll & Co. Ltd., a Management Consulting firm.

Carroll was a WWII veteran and served as a first sergeant in the 785th Tank Battalion in the Philippines.  He was a long time parishioner of Holy Innocents Church, Pleasantville, and served as a head usher.  He was a former member of more than 30 years of the Coveleigh Club, Rye.

Carroll is survived by his wife, Joan; children, Joanne (Martin) Homlish, Pleasantville, William J. (Theresa) Mt. Kisco,  Nancy (Douglas) Crossett, Katonah,  Jack, San Francisco, Calif., Cathy (Nate) Smith, Westport, Conn., Gigi (John) Conlon, Danbury, Conn., Patricia (Mike)Drury, Eugene, Ore., Alice (Terrance) Morris, Newtonville, Mass., Judy (Richard) O’Connor, Lynnfield, Mass., and Elizabeth (Tom) Moriarty, Mahopac; and 21 grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his parents; and brother, Edward. 

Calling hours will be Thursday, May 9 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Beecher Flooks Funeral Home, 418 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570 (914) 769-0001.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, May 10 at 11 a.m. at Holy Innocents Church, 431 Bedford Road, Pleasantville.  Interment will follow at All Souls Cemetery in Pleasantville.

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