OBITUARY: Kenneth J. Carroll, Jr., 53, Mass. State Police Sergeant

Below is an obituary from Nichols Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Kenneth J. Carroll, Jr., Sergeant Massachusetts State Police, age 53, a life-long resident of Wilmington, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on August 20, 2022.

Kenny proudly served in the United States Army and was currently an active Sgt. with the Massachusetts State Police, Troop F, which protects Logan Airport as well as other port properties and was actively involved in the EOD Squad.

Kenny was the beloved husband of Kathleen M. (Stewart) Carroll, devoted father of Kim Fromm-Nguyen of Germany, James Carroll, Patrick Carroll & girlfriend Steph Burns and Margaret “Maggie” Carroll all of Wilmington, cherished son of Grace R. (Duggan) Carroll and the late Kenneth J. Carroll of Wilmington, dear brother of Cheryl Carroll of Nashua and the late Jo Ann McNeil. Son-in-law of George and the late Margaret Stewart of Wilmington, brother-in-law of Lance McNeil, Tracey & the late Joe Costello, Elizabeth & David Sullivan all of Wilmington, Michelle & David Haley of Tewksbury and Joanne Lucas of Woburn. Kenny is further survived by many special aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and their families, as well as his extended family of fellow law enforcement officers and dear friends.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, MA, on Thursday, August 25th at 11:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Dorothy’s Church, Main St. (Rte. 38), Wilmington, MA, at 12:00 noon. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington, MA. Visiting Hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 24th from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Kenneth’s memory to Cops for Kids With Cancer, Inc., P. O. Box 850956, Braintree, MA 02185 or

Ken Carroll

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