MARLIN, Carolyn E., 70, of Tampa, passed away March 11, 2014 at home, leaving behind her loving family, including her son, Harry; daughter-in-law, Lesley; grandsons, Hunter & Colby Marlin; sisters, Virginia Buckley & Sally Davis; Harry's father, Lawrence Marlin; aunts, Annin McAlpine & Constance Edds; numerous nieces, nephews & cousins. She was born in Summit, NJ to Corwin Garverick & Harry Lawrence. Carol was a graduate of Johns Hopkins University & received her Masters of Nursing from the University of Alabama. She was a Captain in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War & proudly participated in Operation Babylift. After numerous nursing positions, she retired from St. Joseph's Hospital. She also leaves behind her beloved pets, Tedi, Poser & Goldie. Carol was loved by all & touched the lives of many. The family would like especially to thank LifePath Hospice & their caregivers for their compassion. A Memorial Service will be at 1PM, April 5, at Blount & Curry West Chapel, 6802 Silvermill Dr., Tampa. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay at 3607 N Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL 33607.