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September 20, 1930 September 18, 2018
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PETER PAUL CARLIN, age 87, beloved husband of 62 years to Angela (nee Genovese); loving father of Paul (Velta) and Michael; dear grandfather of Amanda Carlin (James Stewart), Tiffany Carlin (Bradley Farley) and Sierra Carlin; Christopher Carlin, Matthew Carlin, Abigail Brodsky (David) and Joseph Carlin; great-grandfather of Caden and Koah Stewart; brother of Kathleen Demas, and predeceased John, Hubert, Michael J. and Nora Carlin; uncle and great-uncle of many. Peter was the youngest child of his parents, Michael and Catherine. Peter received a Bachelors’ Degree from John Carroll University, a Master’s Degree from Kent State University, and he completed his work for his Doctorate in Education at the now Case Western Reserve University. Starting as a teacher he achieved all the steps in educational success as an assistant principal, supervisor, assistant Superintendent, and then Superintendent of the now Cleveland Metropolitan School District during the desegregation era in 1978-1982. Peter created his own educational plan and made changes to the desegregation plan to ensure the safety of the students and for their benefit and their parents, including school community councils, parent-awareness projects, and a code of the rights, responsibilities, and discipline for the students. He received many awards, including from Princeton University, a John Hay Fellowship from the University of Oregon, and from the Ford Foundation to experience education in several African countries. Peter served on many Boards, most notably the St. Ignatius Board of Regents, Ursuline College, Borromeo-St. Mary Seminary and Lake Ridge Academy. Passed away, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Funeral Mass, St. Bernadette Church (2256 Clague Rd., Westlake, Ohio) Monday, Sept. 24th at 11:30 am. Interment Lakewood Park Cemetery. Friends may call at the McGORRAY-HANNA FUNERAL HOME OF WESTLAKE, 25620 Center Ridge Rd. (West of Columbia Rd.) SUNDAY, Sept. 23rd from 2 – 5 pm. Family suggests memorial contributions in lieu of flowers to St. Bernadette Church, 2256 Clague Rd., Westlake, Ohio 44145, or the Peter P. Carlin Tuition Fund, Catholic Community Foundation, 1404 East 9th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44114.

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2:00 PM 9/23/2018 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 9/23/2018 5:00:00 PM
McGorray-Hanna Funeral Home of Westlake

25620 Center Ridge Road
Westlake, OH 44145

McGorray-Hanna Funeral Home of Westlake
25620 Center Ridge Road Westlake 44145 OH
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11:30 AM 9/24/2018 11:30:00 AM
St. Bernadette Church

2256 Clague Road
Westlake, OH 44145

St. Bernadette Church
2256 Clague Road Westlake 44145 OH

Cemetery Details


Lakewood Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

22025 Detroit Road
Rocky River, OH 44116

22025 Detroit Road Rocky River 44116 OH

Memorial Contribution

Peter P. Carlin Tuition Fund, Catholic Community Foundation

1404 East 9th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

St. Bernadette Church

2256 Clague Road
Westlake, OH 44145

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