Wellsville, NY - William B. Carlin, 77, of 2231 Stannards Road passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, surrounded by his family at the Bath VA Medical Center following a long battle with cancer. He was born on February 18, 1942 in Wellsville the son of the late Bernard James and Mabel (Sortore) Carlin.
Bill was a 1961 graduate of Wellsville High School. He is a Veteran of the United States Navy, serving from 1961 to 1966. During his enlistment he was stationed in Norfolk, VA. and Holy Lock, Scotland. Once discharged, Bill went to work at Worthington Corporation in Wellsville in April of 1966 and retired in 2002 from Dresser-Rand Corporation after 40 years of service.
He was a member, Past Captain, and Past President of the McEwen Hose Company No. 4. He was a member of the Allegany County Association of Volunteer Firemen, Southwestern Association of Volunteer Fireman. He was also a Life Member, and Past Commander, serving 3 terms, of the Morrison Hayes Post 702 American Legion in Wellsville.
He is survived by a daughter, Sharon (Chuck) Duesler of Little Genesee, two sons, Mark (Becky) Carlin of Palmerton, PA, and Kevin (Christa) Carlin of Richmond, KY, six grandchildren, Heather Jordan, Aric Jordan, Krista Carlin, Liam Carlin, Ira Carlin, and Noah Carlin, a brother, Thomas Paul Carlin of Scio and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased in addition to his parents, by his brother, and sister-in-law, James F. and Carole Carlin.
Friends are invited to call on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm and Saturday, December 7, from 10:00 to 10:30 am at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, December 7, at 11:00 am in the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville. Burial with military honors, will be in Woodlawn Cemetery . Please consider memorial donations to the Wellsville Volunteer Fire Department, the American Legion Post 702, or the the Prostrate Cancer Institute. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.