Victor "Jim" "Speedy" Carbin

April 4, 1930 ~ September 6, 2020 (age 90)


Victor B. “Jim” “Speedy” Carbin, 90, of Butler, passed away, Sunday afternoon, September 6, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot.

Born April 4, 1930 in Butler, he was a son of the late Frederick Carbin and Catherine (Hornberger) Carbin.

Victor retired in 1992, from the Armco Steel Plant, Strip Sheers Department, following 40 years. After his retirement, he worked part time delivering for NAPA and Allied Auto parts.

He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church in Herman and was an avid bowler, as he was a former member of the KONO Stones bowling league.

A veteran of the Korean War, he served with the United States Army, Allied Occupation Forces in Germany.

His family would like to thank the staff for their wonderful care at the Orchards and also the Good Samaritan Hospice.

Surviving is wife of nearly 65 years, Mary Margaret (Kriley) Carbin, whom he married September 22, 1955.

5 daughters: Victoria (Dale) Cornetti of Boyers; Catherine (Larry) Maser of Butler; Mary Lou (Ben) Cypher of Saxonburg; Maria (Matt) Gildea of Belchertown, MA; Patricia (Walter) Gall of Butler.

4 sons: James (Linda) Carbin of Acushnet, MA; Raymond Carbin of Saxonburg; Randal Carbin of Columbus, OH; Stephen (Sherry) Carbin of Buford, GA.

17 grandchildren: Brian (Eva) Jesteadt, Jason Jesteadt and his fiancee, Meghan Rodriguez, Veronica Cornetti, Joseph (Samantha) Cornetti, Benjamin (Melissa) Cypher, Jarrett Carbin, Brandon Carbin, Sarah (Ryan) Bowser, Taylor Carbin, Madison Carbin, Meghan Gildea, Monica Gildea, Karley Gall, and his quadruplet granddaughters Mary, Heather, Emily and Natalie Gall.

6 great grandchildren: Nathaniel and Lucas Jesteadt, Hanna and Ryan Cornetti, Rylee and Reagan Cypher.

1 sister, Helen (Carbin) Kriley of Butler.

Many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his in-laws, John and Marie Kriley; his grandson, Kevin Jesteadt and his fiancee Lindsey Myers; 7 sisters, Catherine, Margaret, Alice, Marie, Mae, Bertha and Clara; 5 brothers, Fred, Bernard, George, Philip, William and 2 infant brothers.

Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, at 11:00 a.m., St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church in Herman. The Rev. Ward Stakem, Pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Parish Cemetery.

Due to the current restrictions and mandates, social distancing, also providing and wearing of a facial covering is required. Groups limited to 25 people.


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September 9, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Geibel Funeral Home
201 E Cunningham St
Butler, PA 16001

September 9, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Geibel Funeral Home
201 E Cunningham St
Butler, PA 16001

Mass of Christian Burial
September 10, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church
821 Herman Road
Butler, PA 16001

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