James Carlin

James P. Carlin

June 28, 1952 - December 12, 2019

"May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back May the sunshine warm your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields.."

Obituary of James P. Carlin

James P. Carlin entered into rest December 12, 2019, in Eastern Niagara Hospital. Born June 28, 1952, he was the son of Howard and Ann(Basoski) Carlin. James worked as a custodian at the Lockport High School for 25 years. He also served in the U.S. Army.

Beloved father of Shawn Hale, James Carlin Jr., Jamie Carlin, and Jackie Carlin. Cherished grandfather of Jordan Gandy and Tyler Carlin. Dear brother of Tocher (Carol) Carlin, Mike Carlin, and Sandra Rabatin. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 6-8 on Tuesday at the Taylor & Reynolds Funeral Home, 70 Niagara Street, where services will be held at 8:00 pm. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Cold Springs cemetery.


  1. Jim Carney on December 16, 2019 at 10:18 pm

    We extend our deepest sympathy. Recent surgery will make it impossible to attend the service.

  2. Steven Gothard on December 17, 2019 at 4:25 am

    Very sorry for your lost.He’s in a peaceful place, resting with our Father in heaven.

  3. Kathleen Mullins on December 17, 2019 at 7:09 pm

    So sorry for your loss! He was always so nice to me and my son…always smiled at us. Gid bless you all!

    • Jennifer Lovewell on December 19, 2019 at 6:07 am

      I’m so sorry for your loss. Love to all you guys.

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