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Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home

4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA

OBITUARY

Daniel Joseph Carroll Jr.

May 23, 1934July 31, 2020

Daniel Joseph Carroll, Jr. passed away on July 31, 2020 at the age of 86 in Metairie, LA. Born in New Orleans, Dan was a resident of Metairie for 53 years. Beloved husband of 59 years to the late Betty Jo Hussey Carroll. Father of Stephanie Danielle Carroll Gustavson (William, deceased), Daniel Timothy Carroll (Lisa), and Sean Patrick Carroll. Grandfather of Charles A. Griggs (Courtney), William P. Carroll (Daniela), Timothy R. Carroll, Andrew S. Carroll, and Alexander N. Carroll. Great-grandfather of Colin, Callie, and Molly Griggs, and Emily and Julian Carroll. Preceded in death by father Daniel J. Carroll, Sr., mother Josephine Eiffert Saremba, step-father Fred W. Saremba, sisters Elba Carroll Moore and Joan Carroll Cruz, and half-brother Kenneth E. Carroll. Dan proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War as a radioman on the USS Iowa and USS Macon. Later traveled the world as radio officer in the Merchant Marine, mostly for Lykes Brothers, Inc. Served in a technical role as a New Orleans Police Officer, and then worked for IBM and MAI before a 28 year career with George H. Lehleitner and Co. Post-retirement, he worked for the Louisiana Dept. of Labor Job Service assisting people with job placement. Dan was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing, and in his later years, bird watching and wood carving. He also had a great appreciation for the arts, particularly classical music and opera. Due to the coronavirus, services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the New Orleans Opera Association. The online guestbook is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.

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Tom Kolin

August 9, 2020

My condolences to the Carroll family. Sean was a good friend back when I lived in Metairie. I didn't see Mr. Daniel very often. I remember him in passing along with Miss Betty. They were very nice people.

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Biography

Daniel Joseph Carroll, Jr. passed away on July 31, 2020 at the age of 86 in Metairie, LA. Born in New Orleans, Dan was a resident of Metairie for 53 years. Beloved husband of 59 years to the late Betty Jo Hussey Carroll. Father of Stephanie Danielle Carroll Gustavson (William, deceased), Daniel Timothy Carroll (Lisa), and Sean Patrick Carroll. Grandfather of Charles A. Griggs (Courtney), William P. Carroll (Daniela), Timothy R. Carroll, Andrew S. Carroll, and Alexander N. Carroll. Great-grandfather of Colin, Callie, and Molly Griggs, and Emily and Julian Carroll. Preceded in death by father Daniel J. Carroll, Sr., mother Josephine Eiffert Saremba, step-father Fred W. Saremba, sisters Elba Carroll Moore and Joan Carroll Cruz, and half-brother Kenneth E. Carroll.
Dan proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War as a radioman on the USS Iowa and USS Macon. Later traveled the world as radio officer in the Merchant Marine, mostly for Lykes Brothers, Inc. Served in a technical role as a New Orleans Police Officer, and then worked for IBM and MAI before a 28 year career with George H. Lehleitner and Co. Post-retirement, he worked for the Louisiana Dept. of Labor Job Service assisting people with job placement.
Dan was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing, and in his later years, bird watching and wood carving. He also had a great appreciation for the arts, particularly classical music and opera.
Due to the coronavirus, services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the New Orleans Opera Association.
The online guestbook is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.

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