Rebecca Anne Carro


OXFORD — Rebecca Anne Carro, 78, of Oxford, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, at her home, with her loving family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Rebecca was born in Fairfax, Va., June 10, 1934, the daughter of Clayton and Louise Dindlebeck. She married Robert Carro on June 30, 1951. They lived in Beltsville, Md., where she worked at Chrysler Corporation as an administrative assistant, until they moved to Oxford in 1971. After they moved to Maine, she worked for the Lee Auto Group, where she retired as president of Lee Management in 1995.

In her retirement, she and Bob operated Oxford Station Farm. Anne was well-known for her beautiful bouquets of flowers. She found great joy in painting, she loved cats, crossword puzzles and spending time with her great-grandchildren, Kyle, Ashley and Graycee.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years; her daughter, Donna, who stayed by her side until the very end and her husband, David, of Andover; as well as two sisters, Virginia Carro of Beltsville, Md., and Helen Bartholow of Vienna, Va.; her granddaughter, Jessica Richardson, husband, Phil and children, Kyle, Ashley and Graycee of Oxford; grandson, Capt. Clayton Smith and his wife, Lindsay, of Anchorage, Alaska, Wally and Melissa Smith and family, David and Becky Smith and family, Keith and Jenni Smith and family and Angie Smith and family, all of Andover.

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