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The Telegram
  • John Albert (Jack) Carlin

  • John Albert (Jack) Carlin, 74 of Kirkwood, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008.

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  • John Albert (Jack) Carlin, 74 of Kirkwood, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008.
    He was predeceased by his parents, Albert D. Carlin and Anna E. (McDevitt) Carlin.
    He is survived by his wife of 53 years, M. Jean (McNerney) Carlin; eight children, Deanna (Darney) Brown of Chenango Forks, N.Y., John (Sue) Carlin, Jr., of Greene, N.Y., Michele (Richard) Ostrander, of Illion, N.Y., Thomas Carlin of Nashville, Tenn., Richard Carlin, of Kirkwood, N.Y., Mary Katherine (Joel) Bailey, of Bagdad, Ky., Mary Elizabeth (Gary) Stewart, of Simpsonville, Ky., and Mark (Lisa) Carlin, of Johnson City, N.Y. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren, Kaycee (Robert) Cole, Kristofer (Alesha) Brown, Konnor Brown, John Carlin III, Daniel Carlin, Jeffrey Carlin, Matthew Carlin, Ethan Bailey, Erin Bailey, Ben Barnett, Jack Stewart, Mackenzie Carlin, Alyssa Carlin, and Caitlyn Carlin. Other survivors include his sister, Mary Joan (Carlin) Guido of Binghamton, NY, his sisters-in-law, Sister Joan Thomas McNerney, of Amsterdam, N.Y. and Margorie McNerney, of Johnson City, N.Y. He is also survived by all his nieces and nephews, and many wonderful life long friends.
    All survivors experienced his generosity, compassion, and his wonderful sense of humor. Jack will be missed greatly.
    Jack graduated from Binghamton’s St. Paul’s High School in 1952, served in the United States Army till 1955, worked for WBNF Radio-TV, Canny Trucking Company, WINR-TV, Spaulding Bakeries, and in 1962 went to work for United Parcel Service. While at UPS, Jack lived in Binghamton, N.Y.; Syracuse, N.Y.; Greene, N.Y.; Mt. Juliet, Tenn.; Los Angeles, Calif.; and Louisville, Ky.; upon retirement from UPS in 1992, he resided in Kirkwood, N.Y., and Plant City, Fla., until his passing in Kirkwood, N.Y. Jack loved to golf and each year would host the Jack Carlin Invitational held at the Genagantslet Golf Course in Greene, N.Y. Jack was also a member of St. Paul’s Church, Binghamton, the Greene Lions Club and The American Legion in Binghamton.
    Special thanks to Dr. Steven Spivak, Dr. Arun Sheth, the entire Lourdes Oncology Staff, and the Lourdes Hospice Staff, especially Pam and Dixie.
    A Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Paul’s Church, Binghamton Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Daniel M. Caruso Pastor of St. Paul’s Church and Rev. Corey S. Van Kuren concelebrating. Entombment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. The family will receive friends at the Thomas J. Shea Funeral Home, Inc. 137 Robinson St. Binghamton, N.Y., on Wednesday Dec. 17, 2008 from 3 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial contributions to Sisters of St. Joseph, 385 Watervilet-Shaker Road, Latham, NY 12110-4799, or to St. Paul’s Church 15 Doubleday St. Binghamton, NY 13901, or to a charity of your choice in John A. (Jack) Carlin’s memory.
    The Evening Telegram, Dec. 16, 2008
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