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July 6, 1941 - November 7, 2018

Loretta (Laura) Carroll, born in Conche to Patrick and Mary Ellen Byrne. Laura moved to Fortune Arm where she married William Carroll. Together they had ten children. Later in life, they uprooted again and moved to Alcock’s Point in Griquet. Laura worked at the fish plant for many years then later she went fishing with her husband. Laura was a strong-willed woman who not only took care of her own, but everyone else –whether it was making them bread or knitting them socks. She was blessed with 24 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren that she loved dearly. Leaving to mourn sons; John (Wanda), Louis (Daphne), Mike (Belinda), Patrick (Tonya) and Anthony, daughters; Annie (David), Mary Ellen (Leaton), Sadie (Bud), and Marie (Keith); brother William Byrne (Effie); 24 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband, William Carroll, daughter, Mary Ellen, brothers; John, Patrick, Joseph, Edward, Charlie, Francis, Thomas, and sister Gertie. Funeral mass took place at 1:00PM on Saturday, November 10th, 2018 at St. Monica’s Church, Griquet, NL, officiated by Father George. Burial took place at the Catholic Church cemetery in Griquet following the service. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s funeral home, St. Anthony and Roddickton. Lee Nippard, funeral director.