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May 8, 1941 — March 29, 2020

Ted L. CARLIN, 78, of Petrolia, NY, died Sunday, March 29, 2020 in the comfort of his home.

Born May 8, 1941, in Shongo, he was the son of Charles D. and Lillian F. Brown Carlin.  On April 30, 1960, he married the former Mary Waters.  They had three children, Michael (Kathy) Carlin of Elm Valley, Tammy (Bill) Meunier of Whitesville, and Vince (Dana) Carlin of Georgetown, TX.  On October 8, 1967, he married the former Marilyn R. Greene, and gained a son, Dan (Tammie) Butler of Richburg; and Ted and Marilyn had a daughter, Batina Carlin (Mike Clark) of Richburg.  Marilyn predeceased him on June 21, 2004. Also surviving are:  eight grandchildren and a few he gained along the way who called him “Papa Ted” as well as a few great-grandchildren;  two siblings, Wanda Nelson of Portville and Judd Carlin of Petrolia;  several nieces and nephews;  and his former wife, Mary Faulkner of Scio.

He was employed as a heavy equipment operator by Blades and Turner & Magney.

In addition to his wife, Marilyn, he was predeceased by six siblings, C. Ben Carlin, Ned P. Carlin, Frank J. Carlin, Carol Norman, Edith M. “Tookie” Cole, and Barbara Carlin.

Cremation will be at Olney-Foust Crematory.  There will be no public services.  Burial will be in Bowler Memorial Cemetery, Little Genesee.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home, Wellsville, NY.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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