Joann Carlin

Obituary of Joann C. Carlin

CARLIN - Joann Constance
(nee Cook)

Born April 30, 1932,
passed away January
14, 2021, after a brief
bout of COVID-19.
Joann is the daughter the
late Lawrence Avery
Cook and Adelaide
Agnes Cook of Flint, Michigan; she is
predeceased by her husbands, Milton
Carlin and Richard O’Connor. Joann is
the mother of Michele O’Connor (late
Eugene) Graves, Michael O’Connor of
Palm Bay, FL and Cynthia O’Connor.
She is the loving grandmother of
Connie (Bob) Kotas, Venessa
O’Connor, Jerime O’Connor, Lexis
O’Connor (Ali) Coleman, Johnathan
(Carla) Graves and the late Aaron Graves;
she is the great-grandmother of Chloe and
Arianna O’Connor, Jayce, Taj and Norah
Coleman, and Giana and Aaron Graves;
she is predeceased by her brothers,
Lawrence and John Cook, and in
December 2020, by her sister Ruth
Bentz of Neosho, MO; also survived by
many nieces and nephews. Joann
enjoyed her family most of all, was an
avid lover of her dogs and an
accomplished baker. She loved to
decorate and is remembered for always
having her hair and makeup perfect.
Due to COVID-19, a Memorial Service
will take place later this year when out
of town family members can safely
travel. If desired, donations may be
made to the Aaron Graves ‘00
Endowment Fund at St. Joseph’s Collegiate
Institute. Please call 716-270-4115 or visit
www.sjci.com/givenow to make a
contribution in memory of Joann Carlin.
Arrangements by LOMBARDO FUNERAL
HOME (Northtowns Chapel).