O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Patrick J. Carroll

Mr. Patrick J. Carroll, 81, of Allegany, New York, formerly of Broad Street, Salamanca, New York, died Wednesday, March 16, 2011, in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Born on March 14, 1930, he was the son of the late Patrick D. and Anna Colender Carroll. He was married in Wichita, Kansas, on June 25, 1960, to Jacqueline Gutschenritter who survives.

Mr. Carroll was a graduate of St. Bonaventure University with a B.S. Degree-Physical Education, followed by a M.S. Degree-Education.

He was employed for 34 years at Salamanca Central School where he served as Guidance Director. In addition he coached the Boys Varsity Basketball Team. He was active with the Cattaraugus County IAABO Basketball Officials Association for 46 years. He served 40 years with the Southwestern Chapter of New York Football Officials. Pat enjoyed golfing at Elkdale Country Club.

Surviving besides his wife are: 3 sons, Patrick T. Carroll, Pacifica, California, John (Brooke) Carroll, Navarre, Florida, Thomas Carroll, Atlanta, Georgia; 3 daughters, Jeanne (Tim) Flanagan, South Bend, Indiana, Lynn (Jeffrey) Giarrizzo, Clarksville, Tennessee, Kathy (Greg) Beals, Columbus, Ohio; and eleven grandchildren; a brother, Dr. Robert Carroll, Ocean, New Jersey.

He was predeceased by a son, Michael Carroll.

Friends may call at the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Monday, March 21st, from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 22nd, at 10 A.M. in St. Bonaventure Church, Main Street, Allegany, New York with Rev. Richard Husted, pastor, as celebrant.

Committal services will follow the Mass in St. Bonaventure Cemetery, Allegany, New York.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: IAABO Scholarship Fund, 1314 Seneca Avenue, Olean, New York, 14760.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.