of Phoenix, AZ died on November 9th, 2010 with his family by his side. He was born in Phoenix, Arizona on December 3rd to Sophie and George Carlin. Michael attended Saint Mary’s High School and graduated from Arizona State University. Michael was a member of the Arizona National Guard, Saint Francis Xavier Parish, Scottsdale 20-30 Club, The Phoenix J.C.’s, The Phoenix Country Club, and the White Mountain Country Club. Michael worked for Merrill Lynch for 42 years as a 1st Vice President. He retired in 1999 to spend more time with his family and friends and play golf. He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Lynda Carlin, and his children Erin Schmitt (Tom), Michael Carlin (Lisa) of Thousand Oaks, California, Brian Carlin, Amy Breitzman (Randall) and Daughter-In-Law Rebecca Carlin. Michael adored his grandchildren Michelle, Brian, Megan, Tyler, Lauren, Josh and Michael. Michael is preceded in death by his grandson Brian Carlin. Michael’s quiet warmth, love, compassion and subtle sense of humor will be missed by all who knew and loved him. A private family Mass will be held in his honor. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to HALO Animal Rescue, in memory of his beloved dog Jake, 5231 North 35th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85017; 100 Club of Arizona, 5033 North 19th Avenue, Suite 123, Phoenix, AZ 85015; Saint Mary’s Food Bank, 2831 North 31st Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85009.