Marcella Ann Carroll, 83, homemaker and volunteer

April 09, 2003

Marcella Ann Carroll, a homemaker and volunteer, died of pneumonia Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 83.

She was born Marcella Ann Ryan in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville. After graduating from Notre Dame Preparatory School in 1938, she attended the old Eaton & Burnett Business College.

During the 1940s, she worked as a secretary at Fidelity Trust & Deposit Co. in downtown Baltimore.

In 1943, she married William F. Turner Carroll. Her husband, retired executive vice president and director of Royal Oak Federal Savings and Loan, died in 1996.

For many years, Mrs. Carroll made her home on Broxton Road in Homeland before moving to Towson in 1970. Since 1995, she had lived in Mays Chapel.

She had volunteered for many years at Keswick Multi-Care Center, and was a former member of the Cedarcroft Garden Club.

Mrs. Carroll was a communicant of St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Community of Hunt Valley, where a Mass of Christian burial was offered yesterday.

Survivors include two sons, William F. Turner Carroll Jr. of Timonium and Charles R. Carroll of Hunt Valley; three daughters, Ann Turner Berger and Genevieve Beirne Duffy, both of Timonium, and Marcella Ann Nayden of Camden, Maine; two sisters, Priscilla Ryan Lears of Timonium and Helen Ryan Kunkle of Baltimore; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

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