Carolyn L. Christie (Barrus), 72 of Rockland passed away on November 28, 2019 after a long illness. She was born in Boston; residing on Beacon Hill before moving to Braintree in 1956.
Carolyn was a kind and loving soul who cherished her family. She was mother to Lisa-Marie Christie, grandmother to Haylee, Hannah and great-grandmother to her precious Layla.
Her hobby interests included horseback riding, shooting sports and motorcycles. She enjoyed hosting large family gatherings and spending time with loved ones.
Carolyn graduated from Braintree High School and later earned a Medical Administrative Assistant Degree; becoming the class Valedictorian. She retired from UMass Boston after working many years in the Chancellor's office as an Administrator.
Carolyn was the daughter of Antoinette J. (DiPaola) and the late Lewis Franklin Barrus. Survivors include brothers Bradley, Kenneth, Gary, Glenn and David Barrus and loving sister Joanne (Barrus) Herrick. Carolyn was sister to the late Julie Barrus-Baker and Robert Barrus.
There will be a Visitation Hour on Wednesday from 10am to 11am with a Service starting at 11 at the chapel at Peck Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Blue Hills Cemetery in Braintree
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