John Jr was a U.S Veteran, having entered the US Army as a private on August 13,1941. He was assigned to Officiers candidate school in August 1943 and commisioned 2nd Lieutenant ,Army Ordnance and corporal Officer on October 31,1943.After several assignments overseas in Australia,New Guinea and the Philipines, John was discharged as a Captain in April 1946.He was recalled to active duty in January 1951 with the Phila Ordnance distict until 1943, then left for Korea in March 1953. John returned to Phila in December 1953.
In civilian life, John worked as a Sales Representaive of Automotive products from 1945-1950;After Korea, he continued to work in several automotive product companies from 1954-Jan 1964. John than worked forthe City of Phila as Safety Officer in the Dep't of Public Property.
This was until his retirement in 1982.
John Joseph Carroll Jr. and Geraldine Marie Manning were married on May 5, 1943 at Saint Joachim's R.C. Church, Phila.
John and Geraldine had 2 children :
-Geraldine Marie "Gerry" Carroll
-John Patrick Carroll
Gerry Carroll is married to William Joseph "Bill "Crowley .
Gerry and Bill have 2 sons :
-Kevin David Crowley, married Arin Manale .
Kevin and Arin have 2 children :
-Shawn Steven Crowley married to Lora Ann Forscht .
Shawn and Lora have two sons and a daughter :
William " Will" Crowley
( Note: Devon & William are twins)
John Patrick Carroll's first wife was Marlene Painz
They have 2 sons :
-Brian Carroll, married to Erica.
Brian and Erica have two children :
-Michael Carroll , married to Bridget Machio .They have a son :
John Patrick Carroll's second union is to Lynn Kiersey.
They have one son :
-Robert "Bob" John Carroll