Noel G. Carroll


Noel G. Carroll of 252 E. State St., Sharon, formerly of Greenville, died at 6:11 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017, in his residence. He was 73.
Mr. Carroll was born May 8, 1943, in LaCrosse, Wis., to George V. and Evelyn M. (Hamm) Carroll.
He graduated from Commodore Perry High School, Hadley, in 1961. He attended Hiram (Ohio) College.
Mr. Carroll retired from The Herald in Sharon in 2002 after 23 years of service. He worked as county editor, news editor, editorial page editor and managing editor. While editorial editor, he won awards from the Inland Press Foundation and the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association. He worked at the Greenville Record-Argus from 1972-1979 as a sportswriter, sports editor, reporter and city editor.
He also was a fine-arts photographer. His photographs were exhibited in a one-man show at the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown. One of his photographs is in the institute's permanent collection. His photographs also were exhibited in the Three Rivers Arts Festival in Pittsburgh and at several regional venues.
He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1961-1965.
Mr. Carroll is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Patricia (Newton) Reash of Hadley and Mrs. Suzanne (Thomas) Billett of Grantville, Pa.; two nieces, Brenda Reash of Moorhead City, N.C.; and Sarah Billett of Philadelphia; and two nephews, Matthew Reash of Clarks Mills and Benjamin Billett of Harrisburg.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother.
ln lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Wounded Warrior Project of Western Pennsylvania, 139 Mitchell Road, Eighty Four, PA 15330; or by contacting wpawounded or Western Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors, James Dray, president, 724-263-0275.

Noel G., 73, of 252 E. State St., Sharon, formerly of Greenville.
Calling hours: Noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday (3-21-17) in ANDREW J. VANA FUNERAL HOME, 102 Church St., Hadley.
Service: Private memorial service Tuesday in the funeral home with Rev. Robert Manning, pastor of St. Columbkille Church, Stoneboro, officiating.
Burial: Cremains to be interred at Hadley Cemetery.
Published on March 19, 2017
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