Rebecca Jordan Carr, 74, of Thurmont, passed away on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at Kline Hospice House in Mt. Airy. Born on February 2, 1947, in Birmingham, AL, she was the daughter of the late Braxton Bragg Carr, Sr. and Jordan McMurry Carr.
The family moved to the Washington, D.C./Bethesda area in the mid 1950’s. A few years later, the family as a whole were baptized Catholic, at St. Jane Francis de Chantal Church in Bethesda. Rebecca graduated from Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda, later attending Birmingham Southern College in Alabama and Marymount in Florida. In her younger years, she traveled extensively throughout Europe with her parents and sister. After living abroad and in different states for several years, Rebecca settled in Thurmont, MD.
She is survived by her sons, Christian, Patrick, and Ian Carr; grandson Axel Ridgely Carr; sister Rena Daly and husband Kevin; brother Braxton Bragg Carr, Jr.; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Rebecca was preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Linda Carr.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m., Monday, December 6, 2021, at Mount Carmel Catholic Church, 103 North Church Street, Thurmont, MD (21788) with Reverend Collin Poston officiating. Interment will follow at New St. Joseph’s Cemetery, South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD (21727).
In your kindness, please remember Rebecca in your prayers. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Rebecca's name to Frederick Health Hospice, c/o Kline Hospice House, 1 Frederick Health Way, Frederick, MD (21701).
Arrangements by MYERS-DURBORAW FUNERAL HOME, P.A., Emmitsburg.