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 Mr. Carroll Little

As originally published on Friday, January 16, 2004

Mr. Carroll James Little, 73, of 7532 Franklinville Road, Thurmont, died Wednesday, Jan. 14 at his residence. He was husband of Anna Roselia Topper Little, whom he married June 30, 1951.

Born June 11, 1930, in Emmitsburg, he was son of late Joseph Levert and Mary Marjorie Lingg Little.

Mr. Little was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church, Thurmont, where he served on the Parish Council. He retired from the Thurmont shoe factory.

After retirement he enjoyed caning chairs, weaving baskets, wine-making and gardening. Until his battle of lymphoma, he was very active in the Thurmont Lions Club. He served on various committees and was one of the top raffle ticket sellers. He is also a member of the Knights of Columbus and a past member of the National Federation of the Blind in Maryland.

Surviving in addition to his wife at home are three daughters, Judy Miller and husband Gary of Thurmont, Joann Kneer and husband Keith of Walkersville, and Linda Carty and husband Larry of Thurmont; four grandchildren, Mark Miller of Thurmont, Daniel Miller and wife Stephanie of Waynesboro, Pa., and Amy Kneer and Andrea Kneer, both of Walkersville; two great-grandchildren, Kyle and Dylan, both of Waynesboro, Pa.; three brothers, Leo Little and wife Mary, Phil Little and wife Ann, all of Thurmont, and Thomas Little and wife Dorothy of Emmitsburg; and two sisters, Patricia Carson of Fairfield, Pa., and Betty Boose and husband Daniel of York, Pa.; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by five brothers, Joseph Little, Francis Little, Kenneth Little, Donald Little and Jack Little; and two sisters, Mary Little and Catherine Wood.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19 at St. Anthony's Shrine Parish, 16150 St. Anthony Road, Emmitsburg, with his pastor, the Rev. James Hannon, as the celebrant.

Interment will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Thurmont.

Bearers will be Gary Miller, Keith Kneer and Larry Carty, all sons-in-law; Mark Miller and Daniel Miller, both grandsons; and Patrick Little, a nephew.

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