It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of R Emmett Carroll Jr, CEO, of R.E. Carroll Inc. Emmett passed away on the afternoon of Monday, November 15, 2010 at the age of 81.
Emmett was with R.E. Carroll Inc. for over 50 years, including his tenure as President from 1987 to 2009, and most recently as Chief Executive Officer. He was well known throughout the Rubber, Paint & Coating, and Process Oils Industries having served in varying capacities within the Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society as well as the Philadelphia Society of Coatings Technology(PSCT). Emmett was a past President of the Philadelphia Rubber Group and a Board member of the 25th Year Club of the Rubber Division
Emmett is survived by his wife of 51 years Marilyn, his daughter Linda, two sons Robert and David(both of whom are employees of R.E. Carroll Inc.), seven grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be from 6-8pm Thursday November 18th at the Murphy Funeral Home in Ewing NJ with a service at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church on Friday November 19th followed by internment in Ewing Cemetery.
In Lieu of Flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the American Heart Assoc.; 1 Union Street; Suite 301; Robbinsville, N.J. 08691 or the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce; P.O. Box 400173; Charlottesville, VA. 22904 in his honor.