Lieutenant Robert J. Carroll – Cranston Police

Lieut. Robert J. Carroll

     January 17, 2008 – It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Lt Robert J. Carroll, 65, of Clarion St., Cranston who passed away on Tuesday January 15, 2008 at R.I. Hospital, Providence.  He was the husband of Dolores DiMeo Duffy.He was born in Providence to the late Joseph and Mary (Maynard) Carroll.Hired by the Cranston Police Department on September 8, 1965 and retired on September 23, 1991 after 26 years, Bob was a past president and member of the International Brotherhood of Police Officers #301 and was very active in the Cranston Police Department Retiree Association (CPDRA) where he was instrumental in implementing its first official website.  He was also an avid outdoorsman, very active in Cranston community affairs and activities, and a communicant of St. Ann’s Church.Bob was a 1960 graduate of Cranston High School East and Bryant College in 1973.Besides his wife, he is survived by his children; Diane Bertrand of Coventry, Kathleen Carroll of Warwick, Scott Carroll of Glocester, and Sonya Carroll of Cranston, his step-children; Matthew 3rd, Kevin, Michael, and Doreen Duffy, and the late Joseph A. Carroll II.  He was also the grandfather of Thomas and Rebecca Carroll, Nicole Bertrand, and step-grandfather to Liam, Aiden, Brenden, Ciara, and Mya Duffy.  We will miss him.