|Birth: ||Jul. 6, 1927|
New Jersey, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 10, 2010|
Barbara Cart Macauley, a resident of Chapel Hill for 28 years, died March 10 in Danbury CT. Mrs. Macauley was 82 and had been a resident of Meadow Ridge Independent Living in Redding, CT since July of last year.
Born July 6, 1927 in Trenton, NJ, Mrs. Macauley was the daughter of Theodore S. Cart, founder of Atlantic Products Corp., pioneer in the manufacture of zippered luggage and golf bags; and Dorothy Wilson Cart, also of Trenton.
A graduate of Bennington College (Vermont), Mrs. Macauley worked as a pianist and Broadway song plugger on "Tin Pan Alley" in New York. She lived for many years in Bucks County, PA where she was active as a Republican committeewoman, and later served on the Board of the American Bible Society. After moving to Chapel Hill, she was the first director of exhibitions for the Wilson Library's Rare Book Collection at the University of North Carolina.
Mrs. Macauley is survived by Michael Macauley, her husband of 58 years of Redding; a son, John C.W. Macauley of Wilton CT; one brother, Theodore W. Cart of Blooming Grove, PA; grandchildren, James E. Macauley of Atlanta, GA, Margaret W. Macauley of Boston, MA and Katherine A. Macauley of Wilton.
Burial will be private, at the Riverview Cemetery, Trenton, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that charitable donations be sent c/o Chapel of the Cross Memorial Fund, 304 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27514. Please specify "Memorials for Barbara Macauley".
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Kristie Moore
Record added: Jun 26, 2010
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