Carroll LaForest Hartin, 84, beloved husband of Pauline Ann (Bishop) Hartin, passed away peacefully October 10, 2016, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born May 4, 1932, in Island Falls, the son of Forrest Fenwick and Lottie (DeWitt) Hartin. Carroll had served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was employed by Great Northern Paper, retiring after thirty-three years, and also worked for the B&A and the CP Railroads. A loving husband and father, he was dedicated to his family, who were his whole life.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Pauline; four sons, Forrest Hartin and his wife, Karen, Roger Hartin, James Hartin and his wife, Loretta, Thomas Hartin and his wife, Marcy; two daughters, Donna Smart and her husband, Jeff, and Susan Robinson and her husband, Clarence; 12 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. He leaves a brother, Ronald Hartin and his wife, Patricia, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by eight siblings.
A graveside memorial service with military honors will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, October 14, 2016, at the family lot in Evergreen Cemetery, Milo, with Pastor Phil McGlauflin officiating.
Refreshments will be at the Milo United Baptist Church after the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Milo United Baptist Church, 8 Pleasant Street, Milo 04463. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home. Condolences and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.