Larry and Mary Anne Carroll, shown at their dollhouse miniatures stand at the East Oberlin Flea Market in the late 1980s, “loved the Christmas season,” said their daughter Marge Zagata. “My dad often played Santa Claus for my kids when they were young as well as other children over the years.”
Larry Carroll pretends to be using an ax in front of his Sears-purchased Coleman tent at Maple Lakes Campground in Seville in 1963. Pictured from left to right are Plumber the dog, youngest son Tim, Larry the dad, Mike the eldest son seated in a lawn chair, middle son Patrick in the shade and the 1959 Buick Invicta station wagon that got them there.
Larry Carroll holds his firstborn child, Marjorie “Marge,” in front of his parents’ home in Cleveland in 1951.
The Carrolls at Easter 1955 at Larry’s mother’s house: From left to right: Larry’s neice Sheila with her hand on Marge’s shoulder, baby Patrick being held by Larry’s mother, Edna, and Maureen facing away from the camera to look at her little brother Michael who is being held by their father, Larry.
Mary Anne and Larry Carroll, on vacation at L'anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland, Canada, in 1991.
Larry Carroll has his arm around his eldest grandson, James Zagata, in 1995.
Larry Carroll took his dog Roxy on road trips to Canada and Alaska. This picture was taken at the Arm of Gold Campground in Camp Breton, Nova Scotia, in 1991.
Larry Carrol is flanked by his wife, Mary Anne, and mother, Edna, with his sons (left to right), Michael, Patrick and Tim, standing in front in this snapshot which was taken around 1964 near Edna’s new home at Columbia Trailer Park in Olmsted Falls.
We have three photos of Larry Carroll that are in connection with his receiving the George Meany Award from Plumbers Local 55. The color pictures were taken in September 1998 at the union hall. It’s unclear when or where the black-and-white photo were taken. Please select the best-looking one. Here’s the caption: Plumbers Local 55 honored Larry Carroll with the George Meany Award for his outstanding contributions to the youth of his community through Boy Scouts of America.
Little Larry Carroll “drives” a Packard replica on the concrete by the back door of his home on Rocky River Drive in Cleveland around 1929.
Carroll family, 1954: Back row, left to right, Mary Anne holding baby Patrick and Larry holding son Michael; Front row, left to right, Maureen holding Raggedy Ann and Marge holding Dolly. Far left:. The family dog, aptly named “'Plumber.”
Larry Carroll married Mary Anne Pitts on June 7, 1947, at St. Patrick Church (West Park), Cleveland.
Larry Carroll was on an Alaskan ferryboat when his wife, Mary Anne, snapped this photo in the 1970s.
Larry Carroll at age 13 in the late 1930s poses with his dog Corky at his boyhood home at 4045 Rocky River Dr., Cleveland. The house no longer stands. An apartment building has taken its place, according to Larry’s family.