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Date published: 2/6/2013

Barbara Dubuc

Barbara Willis Carr Dubuc, 86, of Caroline County passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at her home.

Barbara was the matriarch of her large family. She retired from HEW as a project analyst and, after retirement, she worked as a journalist writing community interest articles for two local newspapers in Dumfries and Alexandria.

Barbara is survived by five children, Barbara Smith and her husband, Tom, and Timothy Carr and his wife, Sandy, all of Maryland, Elizabeth Ann Rumford and her husband, Neil, of Caroline, Michael Carr and his wife, Kristine, of Paris, and Dennis Carr of Caroline; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Stanley Willis and his wife, Barbara, of Staunton.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Joseph Carr and John Dubuc.

Barbara's family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapels-Cremation Service, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg, with a funeral to follow at 3 p.m. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, in Ivy Hill Cemetery in Upperville.

In lieu of flowers, Barbara's family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hospice of Virginia Foundation, 1700 Bayberry Court, Richmond, Va. 23226.

Online condolences may be expressed to Barbara's family at foundandsons.com.