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“I am so sorry to hear of John's passing. He was a great guy, and loved so much by his family and friends. May he Rest In Peace. ”
1 of 35 | Posted by: Jim Oteri - Livermore, CA

“I played hockey with John in the Natick men's league and learned of his passing recently. I knew him only as John, but what I do recall of him was...Read More »
2 of 35 | Posted by: Jim Lavelle - NATICK, MA

“Dear Lydia, I'm so sorry for your loss and my condolences to you and your family. You're in my thoughts. Much love, Margrit ”
3 of 35 | Posted by: Margrit Rindlisbacher - Concord, MA

“To the Carroll Family,I was so very sorry to hear the news. John was a year older than me growing up in our neighborhood and I remember him fondly....Read More »
4 of 35 | Posted by: Tracey Ferry Clapp - Glen Ellyn, IL

“My deepest sympathy and condolences to all. I have only the best of memories of John. ”
5 of 35 | Posted by: Jim Sansoucy - Somerset, MA

“While friendly at B.C. High, John and I forged a deep and permanent friendship our freshman year at B.C. We were roommates on the third floor of a...Read More »
6 of 35 | Posted by: Dave Connelly - Norfolk, MA

“To the Carroll family,My heartfelt condolences on the passing of a dear soul. John was part of our neighborhood gang-Nash School, street hockey,...Read More »
7 of 35 | Posted by: Paige Ferry Impink - Tewksbury, MA

“Dear John and family and friends, I want to try to thank you for the warmth of your quiet presence and enduring support support over these many...Read More »
8 of 35 | Posted by: Brian Walsh - Montréal, MA

“My prayers are with you. I went to High School with John. He was always a good friend and great person. He will be missed. ”
9 of 35 | Posted by: Joe Cronin - Friend

“My sincerest condolences on the loss of a fine man, father, partner and friend. I've known John since freshman year at BC and am grateful to have had...Read More »
10 of 35 | Posted by: Mark Sokolich

“My condolences to the Carroll and Capra families on John's passing. I have known John for almost 35 years from our early days at Boston College. He...Read More »
11 of 35 | Posted by: Terence Link - Scituate, MA

“Jack, Michael and Kristin,We are so very sorry to hear of John's passing. We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult...Read More »
12 of 35 | Posted by: Diana Carroll LoSchiavo - MA

“Knew John since we were 8 years old playing farm league baseball together in Weymouth. Hundreds of hockey games as teammates, epic one-on-one wiffle...Read More »
13 of 35 | Posted by: Mike Brennan - Always Weymouth, MA

“We are very sorry to hear about John's passing. We have great memories of Red Sox and Bruins games, and walking the marathon with John and Mr....Read More »
14 of 35 | Posted by: Kathy Flynn - Maynard, MA

“Jack Sorry to hear of your son John's passing. My deepest sympathies to you and your family!You are in my thoughts and prayers !Bill Malaguti. South...Read More »
15 of 35 | Posted by: Bill Malaguti - Weymouth, MA

“I'm shocked to hear the tragic news of John's passing. He was a wonderful colleague - professional, helpful, courteous and just an overall great...Read More »
16 of 35 | Posted by: Eli Neusner Neusner - BROOKLINE, MA

“May 27, 2020Jack, So sorry to hear of the passing of your son John, my family and I will keep him in our thoughts and prayers. Deepest...Read More »
17 of 35 | Posted by: William Carroll - Roslindale,, MA

“John was a really special guy and I'm so thankful to have had the opportunity to have worked with him at Taurus for several years. He filled a room...Read More »
18 of 35 | Posted by: Shonak Patel - Boston, MA

“We are so moved by the passing of John. We remember attending many hockey games with John and his Dad Jack to watch his son John ripping up the ice...Read More »
19 of 35 | Posted by: Peter Frank - Maynard, MA

“My condolences to the Carroll family and the Capra family on the loss of John. He was a great individual, dedicated real estate agent and devoted ...Read More »
20 of 35 | Posted by: John Pierce - Braintree

“Jack ,Kristin and MichaelI was so sorry to hear of John's passing . Such sad news to hear ! . Sending love to all of you You are in my thoughts and...Read More »
21 of 35 | Posted by: A friend

“Jack, Kristin and Michael,Our hearts go out to you as this sad time. We are just so sorry for your loss and know he will be sorely missed. Your John...Read More »
22 of 35 | Posted by: Judy and Jack Cully - Weymouth, MA

“Kelly and family, - Very sad news to loose John at such a young age. I wish you love and peace during this very difficult time. -Andrea Sinclair ”
23 of 35 | Posted by: Andrea Sinclair - Sherborn, MA

“JackMaureen & myself are so sorry for the loss of Your son John.We know how special he was to you.Our deepest sympathy to John's family.Maureen & Bob...Read More »
24 of 35 | Posted by: A friend

“Very, very sorry to here of the Carol family loss, I met John at his father's (Jack JJ CAROL)retirement party as he told me how much he loved and was...Read More »
25 of 35 | Posted by: Billy and Janice Dunn - Quincy, MA

“Dear Jack my deepest sympathy on the loss of this wonderful young man my heart aches for you and his family no one is supposed to bury a child the...Read More »
26 of 35 | Posted by: Louise Oteri - Weymouth, MA

“I am sad to hear of John's passing. He would a nice man who I enjoy working with and learning from. I pray for his family and loved ones to find...Read More »
27 of 35 | Posted by: Matthew Reibling - Austin, TX

“I am so sorry for the loss of John. He was a true gentleman and will be missed. ”
28 of 35 | Posted by: Mike Cotter - Wrentham, MA

“The world has lost a wonderful young man. My condolences to the Carroll family. Kristen, you will be in my heart and prayers. ”
29 of 35 | Posted by: Jeanne Melvin - Family Friend

“Lydia,So sorry to hear of your father's passing, a difficult loss for you all.FondlyAlison Caruso ”
30 of 35 | Posted by: Alison Caruso - Friend

“John was one of my brother, Richard Barrett's, best friends from their college days at BC. I will always remember his support for our family when...Read More »
31 of 35 | Posted by: Jim Barrett - Middleton, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss. John was always a gentleman. Having had the privilege to teach him at BC High, he was smart, generous, and very caring...Read More »
32 of 35 | Posted by: Nicholas Argento - Boston, MA

“John was a close college friend of my brother, Richard Barrett, and one of the kindest and most loyal since Richard's passinga prince of a man. His...Read More »
33 of 35 | Posted by: Sheila and David Barrett-Smith - MA

“I don't know you I'm so sorry to hear about your father's passing he is now resting in peace may god be with you and your family you are all in my...Read More »
34 of 35 | Posted by: Lorraine Butler Butler - Derry, NH

“John was my former manager at Sun Life. I learned a lot from him and always admired his business acumen. He was a true gentleman. Condolences to John...Read More »
35 of 35 | Posted by: Louis Higier - Abington - Friend


Mr. John J. Carroll, of Natick, passed away unexpectedly on May 20, 2020. He was 53 years old.

John was born in Boston on March 10, 1967, the son of John J. Carroll and the late Therese (Lane) Carroll. He was raised in Weymouth, lived in Natick for many years and recently moved to Waltham. He was a proud Double Eagle having graduated from both Boston College High School and Boston College class of 1989, where he earned his degree in Economics. He would later earn his Masters in Finance from Bentley University. John had a successful career in Commercial Real Estate and most recently worked as a financial analyst for Taurus Investment Holdings in Boston.

He was an avid hockey player and enjoyed playing with his friends in the Natick Hockey League and the Wednesday night skate, but his favorite person to skate with was his son, John. He enjoyed many days in a cold rink watching his son play for the Concord Carlisle Patriots. John had an exceptionally kind heart and loved animals, especially his two dogs. He passed his love of animals on to his daughter, Lydia and was filled with enormous pride watching her compete in Dressage for the UMass Amherst Equestrian team. John always said his greatest joy in life was being John and Lydia's father. Family was most important to John and he was proud of his blended family with Kelly and the kids; John, Lydia, Jake and Mackenzie. They enjoyed family vacations, skiing and going to the beach. Some of his happiest moments were with his love, Kelly on their boat, Two Seas, in Manchester-by-the-Sea. John was a true gentleman with a wonderful sense of humor and a great smile. He was fun to be around and enjoyed the simple things and everyday moments. He was a loyal best friend to many from all areas of his life and will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his children John and Lydia Carroll, his life partner Kelly Capra and her children Jake and Mackenzie, his father John J. Carroll and siblings, Michael Carroll and his wife, Marie Habib Carroll, of Wellesley and Kristin Carroll Wheeler and her husband, Ben Wheeler, of Pleasanton, California. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews and many dear friends and extended family.

A private service will be held, with a celebration of life to be held at a later date.
Memorial donations in his memory may be made to Family Reach, 142 Berkeley Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02116. https://familyreach.org/donate/